03 Jun '18, 11pm

What does GDPR mean for domain brokerage newsletters?

It’s hard to ignore the impact that GDPR is already having on just about everyone in every industry. In the domain industry one group I think it likely to see some short-term impact is domain brokers. First let me say I don’t mean that domain brokers as a whole are not going to be able to sell domains, I think the top brokers will continue to kick ass and take names like they always have. At the same time, I do think there are some complexities that are going to arise when it comes to sending out emails to an existing list of potential domain buyers, and here’s why: A common misconception about the GDPR is that it is for European companies. In fact, the GDPR covers any company that collects data from European Union citizens, which is to say most every publisher. Publishers have liability if they have any EU citizens on their email newsletter lists. Under GDPR rules, publis...

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