Reply to post: Abide by their rules or GTFO

Microsoft menaced with GDPR mega-fines in Europe for 'large scale and covert' gathering of people's info via Office

Richard 12 Silver badge

Abide by their rules or GTFO

That's the right of any sovereign nation.

The EU is about 28% of the global market, roughly the same size as the USA.

So yes, MS, Google et al are indeed free to GTFO, but only by halving their turnover.

Good luck selling that to the shareholders.

POST COMMENT House rules

Not a member of The Register? Create a new account here.

  • Enter your comment

  • Add an icon

Anonymous cowards cannot choose their icon

Biting the hand that feeds IT © 1998–2019