kde.modular.im: "I am at least 16 years old. "

Boudewijn Rempt boud at valdyas.org
Wed Feb 20 10:14:10 GMT 2019

On woensdag 20 februari 2019 11:11:14 CET Ben Cooksley wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 20, 2019 at 11:04 PM Boudewijn Rempt <boud at valdyas.org> wrote:
> >
> > There's the https://kde.modular.im/_matrix/consent?h=6fc7fefb99181b28ffdf2be32225ead05a8cd6c148da23482edbcc4b08ce7ddd&u=boud page you need to agree to before one can join. And it asks people to confirm that they're older than 16.
> >
> > Why do we have this condition? There are plenty of reasons why we would need people younger than 16 to be able to chat with people in the KDE community. We've had contributors and even people giving presentations at Akademy who were younger than 16.
> My guess would be because those under the age of 16 are likely treated
> differently under rules like the GDPR (see
> https://gdpr-info.eu/art-8-gdpr/ for instance)

Maybe the text could be changed to "You're over 16 or have parental permission" ?

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