A European-led effort defines the basic rights for users over their personal data. Your personal data is the currency of the modern Internet. Google, Facebook, and LinkedIn — to name but three — all primarily profit from collecting your personal data. At the same time, data breach after breach, such as Office of Personnel Management, Ashley Madison, and Anthem, have revealed the secrets of tens of millions of people. What can you do about it?
By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols, ZDNet