For Startups Interested in the EU, Privacy Laws an Issue

12/14/2012  |  News | Trends

PeHUB interviews Phil Lee, a Silicon Valley attorney, to understand European privacy laws and how they could affect startups that collect personal information about their users. Lee talks about the Data Protection Directive that applies to businesses that collect “personal data” and how the tightening of these EU laws could affect the collection, use and exchange of personal data. Lee lists countries that are business friendly on such regulatory issues and he goes into details about the cookie consent in different EU countries. Lee states that startups need to be aware of these EU laws in order to serve EU customers or establish offices in Europe. Read the article here.