Thanks to Skillshare for sponsoring this video. The first 500 people to sign up at this link in the will get their first 2 months for free: The GDPR stands for the “General Data Protection Regulation.” It’s a European regulation that became effective in May 2018, designed to overhaul the way we think about data and data privacy–even internationally–especially when it comes to the privacy of your game-playing data.
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  1. Why does the GDPR affect game studios, publishers, and players around the world even though it's a European regulation? What do you need to know as a designer, and what rights do you have as a player? And how is the GDPR affected by other privacy regulations coming out from more countries?

  2. 1:58 This explanation seems rather handwavy. Just because the EU claims that GDPR applies to people/companies not under their jurisdiction, that doesn't actually make it so. How does the EU plan to fine companies that have absolutely no physical presence within their country?

  3. Still a little wary of when someone demands a game 'scrub' all the results of their game-playing – world achievements unlocked, etc – and some game has to figure out if or should they unscramble the world for that request.

  4. However, if I got the GDPR correctly; it only applies to automated collection. What it collects doesn't have to be automated, but that it collects. So if you were to insert this information manually, that shouldn't be covered. – However, I would like to know if I'm correct on this.

  5. You should make a video about article thirteen because more people need to know about what it means and what it could mean for their favorite content creators. Also random comment readers even if you can’t do anything please spread the word about what can happen if this gets passed in the EU


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