How Looming Privacy Regulations May Strengthen Facebook and Google

Facebook and Google are dealing with a privacy backlash and new European rules on data collection. The rules, though, may not be as damaging to the companies as they appear.

That’s because wary consumers are more prone to trust recognized names with their information than unfamiliar newcomers. And the laws may deter start-ups that do not have the resources to comply with the rules from competing with the big companies.

Source: How Looming Privacy Regulations May Strengthen Facebook and Google – The New York Times

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