A few days ago it happened to me that I shared an article. I “actually” just wanted to draw attention to a changed legal situation and possible problems. So it was more a “for your information” as a “i want a discussion”.
Anyway, someone didn’t like the link. It was about the fact that there is a new data transfer agreement between the EU and the US or that is planned.
But then someone felt so offended by it that I was suddenly asked what the law was about, why Europe wasn’t taking care of it itself. Why we don’t just exclude Google, no one is forcing us. But you want to use Google. To which I replied, actually most people don’t really want to, but I think that Big Tech doesn’t want to lose the European market. Anyway, the person had never heard of the GDPR, didn’t know it was part of IT security and he is employed in IT. But was very upset about this FYI link and I can’t really understand why and why you get so upset about something that you don’t even know exists.
And I am also wondering how many know that the data transfer was not easy to the US the past years and why?