In a surprising court ruling, a Dutch woman has taken her estranged mother to court over her refusal to delete pictures of her children off of her personal Facebook account. The mother claimed that by her refusing to do so she is actually violating the EU's GDPR (data protection) law. She won.
If you've ever been curious about how password managers work, thought about switching from the paid Google Maps API to an alternative service, or have been suspicious of cryptocurrency security...this is the Reader's Corner for you!
The team has contributed some fantastic articles today! Our first share is an eye-opening account of how one VICE writer determined that companies are in fact "listening in" to our spoken conversations via the microphone on our mobile phones. Next up is some intriguing evidence that Google may be running an unintended monopoly in relation to the naming rationale behind various cities and districts around the world. Lastly, our Project Manager Michael has provided a concise summary and relevant article on prepping your website for GDPR compliance.