GDPR is brought to regulate personal matters

25.05.2020

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Although GDPR is not created for sorting out personal issues, a grandmother in Netherlands was asked to delete photos of her grandchildren which she posted on Facebook. The mother of the children filed against her parent. The statement highlights the risk that the photos might spread across the Internet as social media exposes them to an unlimited access which appears to have made a point.

If the defendant doesn’t remove the photos from her page within 10 days she will be paying €50 daily and may pay up to €1000 as a maximum fine.

According to The Verge, GDPR has already reported charging companies €114 million in total for 2 years since the law came into effect.

The lack of security policies in Apple has been slammed by a former insider who claimed it to be an issue as relevant as it was before when the news flashed with voice assistant data breach headings.

The whistleblower is sure that Apple keeps violating people’s privacy as Siri, its virtual assistant, continue to record conversations even while being off and send the personal information for further processing. Of course, not only Apple users get impacted due to the fact that Siri activates and captures the speech of anyone close to a device.