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"Friends don’t let friends get spied on.' – Richard Stallman, President of the Free Software Foundation and longtime advocate of privacy in technology.

GDPR is Eroding Our Privacy, Not Protecting It

From an article by Mindaugas Kiskis in the TNW web site:

“It’s been more than a couple of months since GDPR (the EU General Data Protection Regulation) came into force. The promise of giving the citizens back control of their personal data was brash and resonated with many of us, but apart from emboldening few data protection activists, the GDPR has not meaningfully changed the privacy status quo and hasn’t won us much control over our data.

“Over the last year — and for the foreseeable future — the GDPR is a boon to the consulting industry, but for most of us it isn’t much else than a distraction. By May 25, most corporates had just amended their Privacy Policy volumes and annoyed consumers were forced to clicked through to accept them without reading.”

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Categories: Online Privacy & Security

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