The Right To Be Forgotten In Your Application

September 13, 2016

You’ve probably heard about “the right to be forgotten” according to which Google has to delete search results about you, if you ask them to. According to a new General Data Protection Regulation of the EU, the right to be forgotten means that a data subject (user) can request the deletion of his data from […]

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“Forget me” and Tests

September 10, 2015

Your users have profiles on your web application. And normally you should give them a way to delete their profiles (at least that’s what the European Court has decided). That “simply” means you need to have a /forget-me endpoint which deletes every piece of data for the current user. From the database, from the file […]

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Should We Look For a PRISM Alternative?

May 3, 2015

I just watched Citizen Four, and that made me think again about mass surveillance. And it’s complicated. I would like to leave aside the US foreign policy (where I agree with Chomsky’s criticism), and whether “terrorist attacks” would have been an issue if the US government didn’t do all the bullshit it does across the […]

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