Context: I am a bad person and need to upgrade my Mastodon instance, so someone felt the need to send me a GDPR demand over it.
Did the EU really pass a law so poorly written so as to at tempt to impose a literally impossible burden upon some random guy in the US who happens to run a Mastodon instance?
What is expected of of that? Log scrubbing? Modifying my backups? Nothing since I'm not a business and don't conduct business?
What are the consequences? Could someone in the EU sue me? How do I check if someone is actually a citizen and I need to comply?
The whole thing just seems half-baked and crazy to me right now.
Trying to toot more, Day 6: disregard day 5. On Sunday I rested.
Trying to toot more, Day 4: it is still day 4
Happy 420, from America and my clogged cardiovascular system.
Trying to toot more, Day 3: Yep.
Trying to toot more, Day 2: I'm out of content. Time to stop tooting? Never!
Let the shitposts begin.
Wait, how do I shitpost?
Regarding Facebook tracking non-users Mark Zuckerberg said "This kind of data collection is fundamental to how the internet works."
I'm not a networking expert but I know enough to be able to confidently say that nothing at all about this data collection is fundamental to how the Internet works. I guess he was using Silicon Valley speak where "the internet" means "huge corporations who make most of their money by selling ads and illegally collecting as much data as possible".
Trying to toot more, Day 1: Nobody knows I exist. Perfect. Now nobody will see the random useless shit I spew, or bitch about how out of date my Mastodon instance is.