Europe continues to lead privacy conversation with IP ruling

The EU is years ahead of the US in user rights and privacy. For a VRM example, see the UK’s Buyer-Centric Commerce Forum.

Now, according to the Washington Post, an EU judge has pushed the privacy envelope even further, saying “IP addresses are personal data“:

BRUSSELS — IP addresses, strings of numbers that identify computers on the Internet, should generally be regarded as personal information, the head of the European Union‘s group of data privacy regulators said Monday.

This will be interesting to watch…

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