How the EU can fine US web sites

This article looks at the GDPR and answers the question of how the EU can fine a U.S. based web site.

The short answer is that “EU regulators can fine U.S. companies for violating GDPR, and they can do it [only] with the help of U.S. authorities.”

The odds of your local school or classroom web site being fined for an accidental violation of the GDPR? Pretty close to zero. But updating your site and policies to be GDPR compliant is not that hard and will make your parents feel better too.

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