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Episode 65
May 24, 2018

It’s a GDPaRty!

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"We've updated our terms of service."

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably seen a email or two (or a million) saying something along the lines of “we’re updating our privacy policy.” Why now? Well, tomorrow is the deadline for companies to comply with Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation, also known as GDPR. Today’s show is all about GDPR. It’s a GDPaRty! We’ve got two stressed-out lawyers rushing toward the deadline to get their clients in compliance, but they’re taking a break to talk to us. Plus, your questions answered. And what better to do with GDPR than make cocktails about it?

The Double Opt In:

2 ounces cask-strength bourbon

2 dashes bitters

2 teaspoons absinthe (our in-house GDPbaRtender used ouzo)

2 ice cubes

Lemon peel

Lime peel

Must order twice to get one drink. The drinker gave consent before the bartender served!

Meanwhile, in Oakland, Molly went for a version called GDPR (Right to Be Forgotten):

5 ounces bourbon

Ice (optional)

Serve in an opaque glass or soda can to protect drinker’s privacy

Thanks to @ZeusTroan for the “recipes” that made our day!

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