Back in 2015, Microsoft in a joint operation with German Telecom launched Microsoft Cloud Deutschland (MCD) to keep data belonging to German residents in Germany, protected by local privacy laws. This satisfied local regulators, who announced that because the data of German residents will remain in Germany, it would be safe to use Microsoft products
On TenForums.com where I volunteer as a team member, we have replaced Skype for Business with Microsoft Teams Free for our regular TenForums Live webcasts. These webcasts are online meetings, open to all TenForums (TF) members and guests alike. I set up these meetings using my O365 Enterprise account and credentials, then share a link
A few hours ago, the European Parliament, the main legislative body for the European Union voted in a piece of much-feared copyright and intellectual property legislation. Quoting the EU parliament’s official website: Parliament adopted its revised negotiating position on copyright rules on Wednesday, adding safeguards to protect small firms and freedom of expression. Parliament’s position
Nearly three months after Europe’s GDPR goes into effect, more than a thousand US new sites still block access to European users, as a way to sidestep compliance requirements.
Though you may find Windows 10 telemetry potentially intrusive or a little scary, MS takes steps to anonymize and protect the data it collects. We all benefit in the aggregate from the insights that telemetry can deliver. That’s why I urge all Win10 users to leave it turned on.
The European Union Legal Affairs Committee (JURI) voted yesterday (June 20) in favour of updates to its Copyright Directive. This directive still needs to be presented to the European Parliament, but already it has generated a quite controversial response. Although this new directive mostly just updates the technical language it uses, it contains two articles that
As you all know already, the European Union General Data Protection Regulation came into force on Friday, the 25th of May, 2018. Not surprisingly, this has caused a global panic-like wave not very different from what we experienced at the end of the 1990s with the feared “Millenium Bug” (aka Y2K). As a consumer and
As of today, May 25th 2018, the European Union General Data Protection Regulation or short GDPR is fully in force (read more). What this means, briefly, is that your privacy is protected better than ever before. Here at Win10.Guru, we had to make numerous changes to comply with GDPR. First, we had to remove our
With the GDPR ready to take effect on May 25, 2018, Win10.Guru is ready with a reworked subscription system and full disclosure of information retained about its visitors and subcribers.
The “Regulation on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC” — in short, the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR — comes to the end of its two-year transition period and will be fully enforced in four weeks, on