Most people would never consider walking into a crowded room and loudly broadcasting to total strangers all the details of their private life—from their health issues to their family and friends’ names, ages, jobs, or school locations. But often these same individuals won’t think twice about posting that same information on social media. The ramifications of sharing too much can have an impact not only on your personal and professional life but also the lives of your family and friends.
The European Data Protection Board released updated guidelines for consent under the EU General Data Protection Regulation. In particular, the guidelines aim to bring clarity on data subject consent in relation to cookie walls and whether web page browsing can be considered user consent.