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The Trend Toward Emphasizing Data Minimization

July 29, 2022

With GDPR being the “shot heard ’round the world,” the digital industry, the regulators, and the courts have developed and readjusted the way in which we need to think about this revolutionary body of law. Through this experience, I’ve had a few flashback analogies to Y2K: Leading up to the event, it was a period of extreme stress and anxiety about how different ecosystem players set up their own architectural considerations and because of this, the system was going down. Like Y2K, the systems haven’t yet gone down, although the entire experience shed a lot of light and contextual awareness across the industry.