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GDPR: Will We Get Back Control of our Data?

We are normally quite concerned about protecting our private lives, but paradoxically we have not shown this in our online behavior. Online, we have given our personal data away freely to almost everyone who asked for it – from social media to online communication services, and online shops to online games.

Personal data is not just a name, address, phone number or a credit card data, it is any kind of information that relates to an identified or identifiable person, from a picture to a list of products ordered online. Connecting different data that we have put online can create an accurate profile of us and a lot of detail about our lives and preferences can be learned.

Source: GDPR: Will We Get Back Control of our Data? – Infosecurity Magazine