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"EU has no business trying to enforce local regulation on a global scale"

EU is only enforcing local regulation to its citizens and residents. It really doesn't care about what happens to US citizen if they not happen to be EU residents, or Chinese or Russian or whatever.

Unlike US which with its CLOUD Act is seeking access to data of foreign citizens stored abroad...

Evidently, if you want to sell your product and service to EU citizens, or within EU. you have to abide to "local regulations". Of course you can decide not to sell them - sure, you can decided to get out from EU - and lose billions of sales and take a big hit on shares value - you just need to explain it to your shareholders....

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