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Re: [libreplanet-discuss] Direct data and derived data: chance for a dat

From: Andy Oram
Subject: Re: [libreplanet-discuss] Direct data and derived data: chance for a data GPL?
Date: Mon, 20 Aug 2018 22:40:30 -0400

Thanks, Taiidan. I think the European GDPR covers the two principles you
stated. (Compensation isn't covered.) In the US, a number of consumer
rights statements also include those two principles, but most companies
just do whatever they want.

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On Mon, Aug 20, 2018 at 10:20 PM, <> wrote:

> I however do not want "insights" period.
> How about something much - a law that says companies can't (ab)use the
> data of paid users without their explicit opt-in and can't provide any
> conditionals or anything more than minor incentives for opting in.
> minor incentives - eg: $10/mo ok but $100 not ok.
> More laws:
> * The right to be forgotten where when one establishes an account at say
> a bank, doctors office, store, airline etc they can simply check a box
> that says "delete my information after X amount of time"
> * Only the bare minimum of data required to provide a service should be
> collected - there is NO reason a transport company needs your name to
> transport you or a cable company your name to give you cable as long as
> you pay for your cable modem and pre-pay for services.
> All three should be a worldwide treaty - WILL be a worldwide treaty when
> some day the celebrity leaks become relentless and the shiny people
> demand change.
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