Even non-EU websites and services seem to be getting on board, but I suppose it’s just easier (and cheaper) for them to treat everyone the same no matter where they are located.
Still, even through it’s a bit of a hassle, being handed some level of control over our personal data can only be a good thing, given the history of some companies.
It’s also a reminder to take a look at the “privacy” settings offered by the various social media networks. Remember, everything is ON by default!
And, if you ever want to become truly paranoid, check out how much Facebook really does know about you…