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colinwalker
colinwalker
Following on from the GDPR discussion yesterday, and as Sebastian notes, in addition to the legality of processing personal data there is also an ethical consideration. Should you do it? Is it justified? Is it right? The goal of the indieweb is to enable cross-site communication, primar... colinwalker.blog
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hjertnes
hjertnes

@colinwalker the most important thing about gdpr and data is whether you need to do "that" to do what ever your product/service core task is

colinwalker
colinwalker

@hjertnes Definitely agree on that point but it’s not just those to whom the GDPR applies. With regards to a blog we don’t “need” responses backfed but it makes life a lot easier. But if we apply that principle then a lot of what the indieweb is about immediately goes away. We need to draw lines somewhere and have better policies about what gets sent where.

hjertnes
hjertnes

@colinwalker what you need depends on what you want to do

hjertnes
hjertnes

@colinwalker gdpr should not stop stuff, but instead make it transparent and require consent from users