The roll-out of GDPR has impacted businesses worldwide. Forbes argues that it could be a gold standard for global businesses to improve data protection standards worldwide. They argue that data protection standards are needed and with a diversity of protection between different territories, using GDPR as a baseline could help promote sound data protection standards worldwide.
With diverse actors – from Cher’s fan club to Rolling Stone magazine – sending out GPRP updates to non-EU audiences highlights the global impact of GDPR. Therefore, with American and Asian businesses focussing on GDPR, perhaps standardising globally around GDPR could help create confidence in business data protection values and standards?