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­.S. News Outlets Block European Readers Over New Privacy Rules


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Chicago Tribune GDPR notice

The home page of the Chicago Tribune on Friday, as viewed from Europe.

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American news outlets including The Chicago Tribune, The Los Angeles Times and The Arizona Daily Star abruptly blocked access to their websites from Europe on Friday, choosing to black out readers rather than comply with a strict new data privacy law in the European Union that limits what information can be collected about people online.

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