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GDPR infringement notification (fake)

     
11:25 am on Jun 4, 2018 (gmt 0)

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Just get my first notification of GDPR infringement, ... by email, ... from a lawyer, ... from Romania ... who, for my convenience, accepts a payment in bitcoins to settle this issue ... 340 Bitcoins only, ... sounds like a good deal... (I have no idea how much is a bitcoin in real money).
12:47 pm on June 4, 2018 (gmt 0)

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Wow! That was pretty quick! :)

Have papers been served and a court date set yet?

Bitcoin today is $7.5k, so 340 of them is a chunk of serious change. Whew!
8:53 am on June 5, 2018 (gmt 0)

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Bitcoin today is $7.5k, so 340 of them is a chunk of serious change. Whew!

it's still way less than the 20 millions fine ...
10:12 am on June 5, 2018 (gmt 0)

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Just forward them to that cryptomining site and tell them to collect it there.
12:19 pm on June 5, 2018 (gmt 0)

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What is their excuse for suing you?
1:52 pm on June 5, 2018 (gmt 0)

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What is their excuse for suing you?

Nothing. I am sure he didn't even visit my site. This was just basic (random) claim that he noticed "several" "beaches" making that my site is not compliant with the GDPR, with long text about the risks and the 20 millions fine, etc etc... but of course not detailing what I could be doing wrong... I know I am not doing anything wrong at all, I am even excessive in my application of the GDPR. That's why I put "fake" in the title of the topic. I am sure that "they" will try to abuse businesses , this can be easily scaring some. but what is running it all, is when they claim they want to be paid in bitcoins :-)
12:39 pm on June 6, 2018 (gmt 0)

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It isn't going to work like that.

Send it to the spam bin.