“But now that the early returns are in, it’s clear that GDPR, while well intentioned, has already delivered a massive and unexpected externality: Instead of limiting the reach of the most powerful players operating in the world of data, it has in fact achieved the opposite effect.”

Two more quotes will explain this apparent paradox:

“The road to Hell is paved with good intentions” and “The Laws of unintended consequences operate wherever Governments try to interfere with the Market.”

I work in IT, Community volunteer interested in Politics, support Capitalism as the best economic system for lifting people out of poverty, Skeptical scientist.