The great GDPR disconnect


It's a generational thing. since becoming a qualified GDPR Consultant, I've been speaking to a wide variety of people of different ages. I've come to realize that there is a huge generational divide.

The 45-55s are the people responsible for GDPR. They are desperate to preserve the status quo, to hold back the tide, to cling on to personal privacy in the face of a massive technological onslaught.

The 25-35s are largely responsible for this onslaught and it appears that they don't give a stuff about personal privacy. If you don't believe me, see what they post on social media, all the most intimate details of their lives for public consumption.

In 10 years' time, there will be currently unthought of social media which will render privacy virtually impossible. In 10 years' time, the present 25-35s will be 35-45 and they will be making the decisions. Watch this space......