[Standards] Proposed XMPP Extension: Best practices for GDPR compliant deployment of XMPP

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Wed May 23 14:08:42 UTC 2018


On 5/23/18 7:11 AM, Winfried Tilanus wrote:
> On 23-05-18 10:47, Kevin Smith wrote:
>>> It's also expressly not legal advice(!)
>> I’m not convinced that saying “this isn’t legal advice” while giving
>> advice on how to interpret/comply with law actually makes it so :)
> 
> Yeah, showing a picture of a pipe and saying "this is not a pipe" never
> works in court. That is why I put some other safety valves in there too,
> like 'this is general' and 'this topic is still subject to debate'.

We could recast the document as "privacy considerations for XMPP server
operators" and at relevant points informationally cite the GDPR (as the
most advanced regulation on the topic).

Peter



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