A reader in the Czech Republic wrote to ask why Data Sheet suddenly stopped appearing in his inbox. The culprit, I’m told, is the GDPR requirements. Meredith Corp., the parent of Fortune, simply stopped sending newsletters to European addresses. The reader thought that was as little embarrassing considering how hard all media is trying to preserve markets and connect with eyeballs.
I can’t disagree.
Fortune email newsletters no longer going to European subscribers
Email newsletters from Fortune magazine are no longer being sent to European subscribers because of the new GDPR regulations, according to an item in the Fortune Data Sheet newsletter on Tuesday morning.
The General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, is a regulation in EU law on data protection and privacy for all individuals within the European Union. It was implemented on May 25.
In the Data Sheet newsletter, Adam Lashinsky wrote: