Bleugh. European Parliament backs copyright changes. Because they are dicks.

First off, a link. To the BBC. Because they understand that stuff better than I do and they’re pretty unbiased. But also because I can’t find any real talk about this on the major news websites I normally visit. Which is suspicious as fuck. Like, seriously. Secondly, another link. To a website that I guess wants to do something about it. And with which I can put a ton of blame on France because they voted like 90% for all this stuff. Like seriously. Portugal, Bulgaria, Romania and Estonia all get a lot of blame as well. As do the… [Continue Reading]

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GDPR, Cookies, Data, Consent and You

Okay so the European Union are doing a thing called GDPR, the General Data Protection Regulation. It comes into effect on the 25th of May. It’s a complicated mess of things that literally everyone has to do, whether you’re working in the EU or not. Very basically, the GDPR aims to protect the data of users, allowing you as a user to demand that any data any company (that exists, works or operates within the EU at least) has on you can be updated or removed as you please, that data HAS to be kept secure and safe, and in… [Continue Reading]

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