GDPR in the Cloud

Since the world didn’t stop turning on the 25th of May 2018, here is a small collection of articles on what happened so far.

The Guardian: Facebook moves 1.5bn users out of reach of new European privacy law

Great read on how everyone’s favorite social network avoids storing user data under European law.

In a tweak to its terms and conditions, Facebook is shifting the responsibility for all users outside the US, Canada and the EU from its international HQ in Ireland to its main offices in California. It means that those users will now be on a site governed by US law rather than Irish law.

The Verge: Major US news websites are going down in Europe as GDPR goes into effect

As you might have experience meanwhile a lot of US sites have restricted access for European users.

Tronc, the publishing company that owns the Los Angeles TimesChicago TribuneNew York Daily News, and other newspapers, has shut down its entire roster of websites for European users.

AWS, Azure’s and GCP’s view on their responsibility regarding GDPR:

A few thoughts on the shared responsibility model under the EU General Data Protection Regulation

The AWS Shared Responsibility Model and GDPR

Google Cloud & the General Data Protection Regulation

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