Pixel Envy

Written by Nick Heer.

GDPR Hall of Shame

Your inbox has probably been inundated with requests for you to explicitly opt into receiving emails from companies you bought something from once, and requirements for you to accept updated privacy policies. Even though the date when GDPR comes into effect has been known for two years, it’s unsurprising that many companies have left compliance to the last possible minute.

While most of these notices are fairly routine, Owen Williams has been collecting examples of bad behaviours, like products that will become useless after GDPR takes effect for seemingly no reason, and hilarious data sharing agreements.