GDPR’s Fifth Anniversary

Enforcement Headaches, Advertiser Issues, and AI as the Next Frontier

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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) turned 5 years old on May 25, 2023. But things aren’t about to get any easier for businesses and regulators, with new digital frontiers like generative AI about to test the rules in new ways.

Key Question: How has GDPR affected data protection, and can regulations keep up with rapid developments in generative AI?

KEY STAT: One-third of UK adults haven’t used AI due to data privacy concerns, per a March 2023 KPMG survey. Only one other factor—a preference for human interaction—was more likely to stop UK adults from using the tech.

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Table of Contents

  1. Report Snapshot
  2. GDPR fines are increasing—but are they significant enough?
  3. GDPR was a blueprint for other regulatory frameworks outside the EU.
  1. Tighter data control requirements led to major changes in ad buying behaviors.
  2. GDPR and AI: The next frontier for digital privacy regulation
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