In the run-up to GDPR, the European Union’s new data privacy directive (which goes into effect Friday), people across the internet have been bombarded with emails and pop-ups from brands disclosing updates to their terms of service.
Of course, this means there have also been a lot of memes on the subject. Here’s a personal favorite:
*Opens box of cereal*
— nadim (@nadimpatel_) May 23, 2018
But perhaps the greatest GDPR meme of all comes from Star Wars: The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson.
You’re probably familiar with the classic Star Wars opening crawl, which gives the audience a primer about what went down, plot-wise, prior to the events of the film. But an opening crawl from any point in the past week — even in another galaxy, tbh — would probably look like this:
Honestly, an “ongoing commitment to transparency” is more than can be said about most governments in the Star Wars cinematic universe.