[Development] Changes to Qt offering
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Mon Jan 27 22:43:16 CET 2020
On Mon, 27 Jan 2020 at 22:35, Ville Voutilainen <ville.voutilainen at gmail.com>
> On Mon, 27 Jan 2020 at 23:12, André Somers <andre at familiesomers.nl> wrote:
> > On 27/01/2020 22:07, Ville Voutilainen wrote:
> > > On Mon, 27 Jan 2020 at 21:56, Dmitriy Purgin <dpurgin at gmail.com>
> > >> By the way, gathering emails by requiring an account to download the
> software without any technical reason might be indeed an example of a GDPR
> > > I am not a lawyer, but I am unaware of any free software license that
> > > gives you a right to download binaries at the terms
> > > of your own choosing. Source downloads are a different matter.
> > GDPR has nothing to do with software licenses.
> I know, but since there's no free right to download binaries, GDPR
> doesn't prevent getting explicit consent before allowing
> a download. Would you like me to give people more ideas? :)
GDPR states that data collection shall be "limited to what is necessary".
Requiring explicit consent for the user to provide data is not enough to be
The required data has to be "necessary".
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