The U.S. and Europe are Approaching GDPR and Data Privacy Very Differently
Protection shield and Icon lock over EU flag inside, EU map, symbolizing the EU General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR. Designed to harmonize data privacy laws across Europe.

Mark Wellins, Chief Customer Officer of, wrote in CPO Magazine this month about the different ways the U.S. and Europe are approaching GDPR.

“Well, GDPR is not scaring anyone. In fact, it’s a lawyer’s dream come true. It’s becoming quite clear Europe and the U.S. are attacking GDPR compliance problems from different angles. In Europe, the compliance budget covers lawyering up, whereas, on the other side of the pond, the Americans are using their compliance budgets to solve the problems with automated solutions. Which is the opposite of what we’d expect given the litigious nature in the U.S. It seems the worm has turned.”

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