GDPR’s impact since its rollout last year is somewhat hard to measure, but Tripwire decided to conduct several quick surveys on Twitter to measure how consumers and businesses view the privacy regulations impact in light of the recent fines levied against British Airways and Marriott.

The overall take from the 400 people surveyed was not very positive.

Even though the fines were a significant amount of money, about $224 million for British Airways and $124 million for Marriott, 22 percent of those who responded believed they would have no impact on how the companies approached security, while 52 percent said the fines would force at least some change.  When it came to the size of the fines themselves only 12 percent thought they were too high, 42 percent said the fines were to low and 43 percent said they were appropriate.

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