Data protection by design and by default: the epitome of accountability
Who can honestly say they've never had writer's block: first nothing, then a blur, and finally an extremely active thought process? Who has never tried to prise emotion from torpor, to create something from nothing, or to give sense to the abstruse? It is a truly exhilarating notion.
The possibilities seem endless, sparking in us the pipe dream of freeing ourselves from the aesthetic conventions and the functional, technical, legal, economic, social and even philosophical considerations that play a necessary role in the very purpose of our creation.
But with the EU Regulation on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data (the "GDPR"), as soon as personal data becomes involved, the budding artist lurking within us will have to morph into someone who is analytical and meticulous.