Like most of us these days, you probably have a favorite TV show. A show that makes you want to binge-watch it over and over again. For me that's NBC’s Parks and Recreation, something about the citizens of Pawnee, Indiana has me coming back and re-visiting this odd, yet charming show.
Hopefully, you have heard and read about GDPR in recent months. If not, it’s clear that you’ve been living under a rock. For those informed, you are aware that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force on May 25th, 2018 to unify how data is processed, used, stored and exchanged for EU citizens and residents.
It’s the 89th minute, Ronaldo is stepping up for a penalty kick… and your live stream decides to buffer or go down entirely. Imagine the agony of your thousands of viewers. Imagine the scalding social media posts. Imagine the hit to your reputation.
Even when the World Cup isn’t on the line, viewers will abandon your service if a video doesn’t play within two seconds. After five seconds of start time, drop-off rates climb exponentially.