TechCrunch: In bad news for US cloud services, Austrian website’s use of Google Analytics found to breach GDPR

TechCrunch: In bad news for US cloud services, Austrian website’s use of Google Analytics found to breach GDPR. “A decision by Austria’s data protection watchdog upholding a complaint against a website related to its use of Google Analytics does not bode well for use of US cloud services in Europe. The decision raises a big red flag over routine use of tools that require transferring Europeans’ personal data to the US for processing — with the watchdog finding that IP address and identifiers in cookie data are the personal data of site visitors, meaning these transfers fall under the purview of EU data protection law.”

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