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The CEO of decentralized browser Brave, Brendan Eich, has called on members of the U.S. Senate to consider GDPR-like regulations. Brendan Eich, the CEO of decentralized browser Brave, has urged members of the U.S. senate to consider the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as a regulatory model, according to a statement published Oct. 2.In an open letter dated Sept. 29, Eich called on members of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, to look to the GDPR as a model for American data privacy regulations.First proposed by the European Commission in 2012, the GDPR legal framework for personal data protection became effective in the European Union (E.U.) on May 25. Its objective is to create a uniform data regulation framework within Europe and to bolster individuals' control over the storage and use of their personal information.In his statement, Eich notes that the principles of the GDPR comply with the U.S. legal understanding of privacy. He states that