First Amendment and Marines?

Juergen M. Bruckner juergen at
Sun Jan 30 19:15:03 CET 2022

Am 30.01.22 um 15:44 schrieb Johan Wevers via Gnupg-users:
> On 29-01-2022 18:58, Robert J. Hansen via Gnupg-users wrote:
>> But if you're an American without EU ties, the GDPR is yet another piece
>> of foreign legislation we don't need to pay attention to.  And when
>> Europeans baldly say "the GDPR applies worldwide, you must follow it,"
>> what we hear is "the EU overrides your silly Constitution."
> However, the opposite also occurs: some US companies appear to be
> shocked when I, as a European without any ties to the US, claim I won't
> comply to a DMCA request because we don't have such a law here.

With Directive 2001/29/EC, there is indeed a similar law in Europe, but 
it does not have the same broad scope as the DMCA.

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