* Posts by TiredAndShaggedOut

3 posts • joined 23 Dec 2010

Talk about unintended consequences: GDPR is an identity thief's dream ticket to Europeans' data


Hardly surprising is it?

A lot of companies don't have, or can't really spare, the resources to determine exactly what GDPR compliance means for their specific operation. The companies that do have the resources still want to maximise profit and spend as little on implementing the damned thing as possible.

Result? Ill-thought out boilerplate implementation to avoid a fine manned by the lowest-paid, overworked script monkeys available.

I applaud the intentions of those behind the GDPR legislation but in many cases it's just made things worse. And oh god am I sick of hunting down the "get the f-out-of-my-face" button every time I visit a site for the first time and get hit with the cookie notice.

Facebook blames 'server config change' for 14-hour outage. Someone run that through the universal liar translator


'Twas The day Captain Kirk signed up for his FB account

Alternatively, maybe my theory that FB coders type with their foreheads is actually correct.

Santander mixes up 35,000 bank statements


Together, we are a monumental balls up

This is nothing. Try signing up for a Santander business account then you'll find just how bad they are.


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