Google Goes GDPR Globally

Absolutely fantastic news, google has decided to not just comply with GDPR legislation for EU citizens but to extend it globally.  This is a major turning point.  Sure, maybe their hand was forced a bit but they did it with minimal fuss, hats off to them.  Amongst...

Facebook, Cambridge Analytica and GDPR

Facebook and Cambridge Analytica are back in the news. Seems Cambridge Analytica (CA) was data slurping user profiles to hep them build a platform for targeting propoganda. In this case, CA slurped details of American voters. Quite crafty actually. They paid 160,000...

whatsapp, FB and GDPR face off

The opening salvo of what promises to be a long and drawn out battle has just been fired. whatsapp has committed to not share the personal info of EU citizens with the FB mothership in the US. For now….. It’s going to be a very interesting battle between...

California GDPR

In the US, Federal and State are looking at new privacy laws. They’d be well served to use the EU’s GDPR as a blueprint.  Imagine if you dare that the EU and the US had the same privacy laws. It would be sweet.  Numerous other countries, such as Canada,...

facebook preparing for GDPR

Facebook is preparing a ‘privacy center’ where we’ll all be able to control our privacy settings in one place in preparation for GDPR in May this year.  As getting your head around facebook’s current controls and settings can be quite a...