When I see "we care about your privacy" I get a weird creepy vibe from it.
Like, why? Why the hell do you care about my privacy? What business of yours is my privacy?
Why don't you go ahead and care about something else? My privacy was just fine before you started "caring" for it.
@rysiek much like private parts they shouldn't:
- talk about it
- have access to it
- use it without my knowledge or consent
@rune and even if they do get access to it with my consent, they should not under any circumstances record it or give other parties access to it without my explicit and very enthusiastic consent.
@rysiek indeed. It almost flows naturally with this analogy.
Maybe the EU should replace the gdpr with shorter more concise "penis and vagina" legislation that we can all understand.
@rysiek they tried being nice with the gdpr but it hasn't yielded expected results yet, so time to take it up a notch
@rune haha, absolutely. Lemme get my popcorn, apparently Google Analytics is now illegal in the EU specifically due to US laws related to access to information held by service providers:
@rysiek 2022 is lining up to be a good year w.r.t. gdpr rulings, but it's weird it took so many years to get confirmation that it's wrong to let Google measure my private parts
@rune "letting Google measure our private parts" is such a great way of referring to it that I will now unabashedly steal it.
@rysiek @rune Going by the GDPR definition, I would say that the content of any post is personal data as long as it can be somehow linked to its creator. So if it's something generic like "lol" or if you can paraphrase it enough that the original post can't be found, then you've probably escaped the GDPR obligations.
@ScumbagDog ok, fine, but my question is: why do you even care about my privacy? I appreciate the thought, but it's kind of weird, you know what I mean?
It's like telling a random stranger: "hey, I care about your daughter's well-being". Cool, cool but now I will make sure my hypothetical daughter is never ever anywhere near you, especially alone.
@ScumbagDog I know, I didn't mean it to be personal. It was in the context of the standard "we care about your privacy" dribble.
I consider it a difference I culture.
Not that your worry is unfounded. Just that we could do better.
@cadadr I'm a Slav and Slavs have a very strong need to be Good Hosts. And being a Good Host is the polar opposite of making your guests uncomfortable, which incidentally is exactly what will happen if you record your guests and make that recording available to third parties.
@rysiek The only reliable test if someone really care about our privacy is lack of trackers on the website or (at least) "reject all" button much bigger than "accept all" one.
Well let's be totally honest here.. we don't want your private data, meta or not.
But every time you visit our site or use our app you insist on sending your data to our server even if we asked you not to..
It's getting weird, you're making it weird.. and It's getting a little bit creepy tbh ngl
@r000t I never agreed to have that kind of limited choice. I refuse to choose between "abusive" and "abusive, but now we tell you about it".
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