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Tech companies tripping Google & Facebook are already accused of breaking GDPR laws U.S. Websites Go Dark in Europe
05-25-2018, 04:05 PM #1
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Tech companies scramble as sweeping data rules take effect thehill.com

Google and Facebook are already accused of breaking GDPR laws fastcompany.com

U.S. Websites Go Dark in Europe as GDPR Data Rules Kick In wsj.com

Blocking 500 Million Users Easier Than Complying With GDPR  bloombergquint.com

I'm busier than a one armed man in a rowboat due to this.

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05-25-2018, 04:22 PM #2
Octo Mother Superior
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Yeah everybody is hating the emails sent by companies that have your ordered something from once a couple of years ago and you're still in their database even if you registered consciously. It's the new spam.
05-25-2018, 04:48 PM #3
Kreeper Griobhtha
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Let's screw with people under the guise of protecting them. Kind of like Ron Jeremy in sheep's clothing.

I am speaking of the life of a man who knows that the world is not given by his fathers, but borrowed from his children; who has undertaken to cherish it and do it no damage, not because he is duty-bound, but because he loves the world and loves his children… - Wendell Berry, 1971
05-25-2018, 04:55 PM #4
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rofl2.gif I haven't seen that movie.  sheepaid.gif
05-25-2018, 07:45 PM #5
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lol.gif me neither, and wouldn't want to damned.gif

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05-25-2018, 08:00 PM #6
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05-25-2018, 08:15 PM #7
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(05-25-2018, 04:22 PM)Octo Wrote:  Yeah everybody is hating the emails sent by companies that have your ordered something from once a couple of years ago and you're still in their database even if you registered consciously. It's the new spam.

In that case, a 20 million Euro fine sounds reasonable rather than using the unsubscribe link that comes with every commercial email..

Let's make 5G safe by installing zirconium ceramic bricks to the cell masts. It will save the providers billions of dollars quickly by reducing interference.

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05-25-2018, 08:34 PM #8
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05-25-2018, 09:07 PM #9
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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.
05-25-2018, 09:32 PM #10
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(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.

It's bad because it's a smokescreen.
User protection?
NOT!
It's more like user prosecution.
The EU hates the internet because they don't want it's citizens squealing to the world about the atrocities committed by their foreign policies ministers.

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05-25-2018, 09:35 PM #11
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(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.

You can unsubscribe from any commercial email that is following the ICANN rules. You can also delete your cookies.

Fining businesses 20 MILLION Euros (or more!) because some clown is having a nervous breakdown over an unwanted email is a bit of over kill. Nor is it the EU's business HOW compliance is done. Presently, you can click on a link to remove email subscriptions. You can also click on a link to see what a company's privacy policy is. If you don't agree clear your cookie.

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.

Let's make 5G safe by installing zirconium ceramic bricks to the cell masts. It will save the providers billions of dollars quickly by reducing interference.

Can you ask yourself "Why do I love discovering how my protons can experience Loving Kindness?"
05-25-2018, 09:50 PM #12
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(05-25-2018, 09:35 PM)Below Average Genius Wrote:  
(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.

You can unsubscribe from any commercial email that is following the ICANN rules. You can also delete your cookies.

Fining businesses 20 MILLION Euros (or more!) because some clown is having a nervous breakdown over an unwanted email is a bit of over kill. Nor is it the EU's business HOW compliance is done. Presently, you can click on a link to remove email subscriptions. You can also click on a link to see what a company's privacy policy is. If you don't agree clear your cookie.

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 before touching any other part of the other person's body.

İmage

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05-25-2018, 10:02 PM #13
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(05-25-2018, 09:50 PM)Team Uzi Wrote:  
(05-25-2018, 09:35 PM)Below Average Genius Wrote:  
(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.

You can unsubscribe from any commercial email that is following the ICANN rules. You can also delete your cookies.

Fining businesses 20 MILLION Euros (or more!) because some clown is having a nervous breakdown over an unwanted email is a bit of over kill. Nor is it the EU's business HOW compliance is done. Presently, you can click on a link to remove email subscriptions. You can also click on a link to see what a company's privacy policy is. If you don't agree clear your cookie.

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 before touching any other part of the other person's body.

İmage

cheers.gif I've added a bit ot the final sentence: "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."

Let's make 5G safe by installing zirconium ceramic bricks to the cell masts. It will save the providers billions of dollars quickly by reducing interference.

Can you ask yourself "Why do I love discovering how my protons can experience Loving Kindness?"
05-26-2018, 07:19 AM #14
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It's a PITA for web developers dealing with it.
05-26-2018, 08:18 AM #15
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If lawyers for major corporations are deciding to cut off Europe, that should tell us all we need to know. Those lawyers don't make decisions lightly. They see the huge downside of being a target of the EU dictators.

Let's make 5G safe by installing zirconium ceramic bricks to the cell masts. It will save the providers billions of dollars quickly by reducing interference.

Can you ask yourself "Why do I love discovering how my protons can experience Loving Kindness?"



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