GDPR privacy law is inspiring some epic Twitter memes

CNET | 5/25/2018 | Abrar Al-Heeti
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That flood of emails can be daunting.

The European Union's General Protection Privacy Regulation, which raises the standards and stakes of personal data privacy, centers on a pretty serious topic. But that hasn't stopped the internet from finding a way to poke fun at the mouthful that's been flooding your inbox with alerts.

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The GDPR applies to companies that collect, store, process or manage the data of European citizens, which means that companies with a digital presence in the EU have to comply with the law or face huge penalties.

But the law's global impact also means more people are chiming in to complain about -- or poke fun at -- all the privacy policies updates they've been bombarded with.

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For starters, there's this classic play on the Star Wars opening credits from The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson.

One Twitter user imagined what social media sites will look like now that the change is in place.

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And we've all seen those obvious scam messages from someone claiming to be royalty. One Twitter user quipped that they, too, were adhering to the new privacy law.

But perhaps not everyone is on board with GDPR. A parody NSA public...
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