(05-25-2018, 09:07 PM)Elegant Fail Wrote: Why this is a bad thing? If it gives the user more control over being tracked and data mining why isn't the same being done in the US? Time to buy a European VPN I guess.
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GDPR REQUIRES visitors of website to opt in. Messages like that scare off a lot of potential customers. Quite frankly, it is obnoxious for the gov't to get in between two private parties and demand that a private interaction be done in a certain way. The intrusion falls into the same category as requiring two people who are kissing to ask written permission of a governmental body before touching any other part of the other person's body.