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Discussion on: I was emailed after abandoning a registration form. I did not click Submit. This is not ok.

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Stephanie Handsteiner

They don't even need to have an address in the EU themselves, if someone in Europe can use that site as intended, they're subject to GDPR.

IANAL but I'm pretty sure this is against GDPR as it's silently tracing your every move on this website.

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Raphael Habereder • Edited

I would think so too, but jurisdiction would be terrible to handle across the big pond. How and where would you even try to prosecute them?
It would be very interesting to get a lawyers opinion on this topic.

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David Sullenbarger

the answer would probably "in absentia" unless the defendant has compelling business interests in one (or more) of the EU countries. all they can do is ask them to come to court - this isn't criminal so there's not going to be an extradition.