By now, you’ve probably already received a bunch of emails from websites and apps you use about GDPR, a set of European rules regulating online data privacy that went into effect Friday.
Aside from all the actual serious implications of this regulation, the move has been fodder for a seemingly endless supply of funny memes, tweets and posts about how companies are reacting.
Here are some memorable examples from notable figures in tech:
Ellen Pao revealed a reply-all disaster at the New York Times, where a bunch of people were cc’ed on an email chain, kicking off some hilarious responses — including one respondee who thought the whole thing was an elaborate scam.
OMG I wrote an op-ed for the NYT several months ago and now I'm part of a bizarre NYT GDPR email group. A sampling of messages from this group includes just "??" and the following pic.twitter.com/z0Dp4eOw4y— Ellen K. Pao (@ekp) May 26, 2018
And then there’s a sweet text message exchange between Box CEO and co-founder Aaron Levie and his mom, who isn’t quite sure what it’s all about but happy to know her son isn’t involved in the drama.
#ParentsTextingAboutGDPR pic.twitter.com/Sk4FheSgqG— Aaron Levie (@levie) May 25, 2018
And the Spotify GDPR playlist became a viral hit, with tunes like “What’s your name?” “I know what you like” and “So many details”
This is hilarious! @Spotify has a I <3 GDPR playlist!— Rishabh Mehrotra (@erishabh) May 25, 2018
The track names are amazing!https://t.co/ViuzTaHQ6H pic.twitter.com/1ziLO0Yk2s
Who would have thought internet regulation could be so funny?
This article originally appeared on Recode.net.