Head of European Data Protection Board, responsible for GDPR application, criticizes US sites limiting access from EU, says there was plenty of time to prepare (Adam Satariano/New York Times)

Adam Satariano / New York Times: Head of European Data Protection Board, responsible for GDPR application, criticizes US sites limiting access from EU, says there

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Sites block EU users before GDPR takes effect – With less than a day until the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect, a growing number of companies are taking the nuclear option to ensure compliance: blocking all European users from their servers.

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Instapaper, owned by Pinterest, says it will be temporarily unavailable to all European users on May 24 as it works to ensure GDPR compliance by May 25 (Nick Statt/The Verge)

Nick Statt / The Verge: Instapaper, owned by Pinterest, says it will be temporarily unavailable to all European users on May 24 as it works

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