Right now, you’re leaking data about yourself with every move you make online – and businesses, desperate to make themselves relevant, grab this from behind your back. But what data they get is often out of date or just plain wrong, resulting in them wasting your time with poorly-targeted ads. Irritating for you, and no … Continue reading Fixing the personal data privacy paradox by sharing more
"Digi.me started life, as many of the best ideas do, as an aside in another conversation that led to a lightbulb going off in my head. "I was at a board meeting for my innovation hub iBundle in 2009, and one of the directors mentioned he had a friend who had just lost three years' … Continue reading digi.me’s start-up story
We’re often asked why digi.me is designed to store data locally, rather than on our own servers, and the answer is as simple as it is complex - you owning and controlling your own aggregated data is the only solution that makes sense. Privacy is the critical reason behind this, control, security and cost are … Continue reading 4 reasons why SAAS is not right for digi.me – or your personal data
As the Government launches its Exporting is GREAT campaign to encourage 100,000 new UK exporters into the market by 2020, our founder Julian Ranger explains why having access to a worldwide market has been great for digi.me Physical exports have been a way of life for centuries – the trading of things that one country … Continue reading Why digi.me knows that Exporting is GREAT!
Privacy concerns continue to grow over personal data use and leaks, and this week those concerns were highlighted in the New Scientist in their editorial (29th August - https://www.newscientist.com/issue/3036). From reflecting the opinion of many that "Privacy is dead": to asking how we got here, "Data has become currency"; to thinking about solutions, "Such systems … Continue reading Online privacy – is there a simple route to the ‘Internet of Me’?
Sharing today is generally seen as positive, but is also associated with negative aspects around privacy. If the negative aspects are not fixed sharing will slow and cease to the detriment to everyone, but there is a solution that will increase benefits to individuals, businesses and society as a whole IF there is a change … Continue reading Sharing – change in control needed
We seem to be caught between two stools of thought on Privacy - either Privacy is dead (aka Mark Zuckerberg and more recent posts such ashttp://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/innovations/wp/2015/02/11/privacy-is-following-chivalry-to-the-grave-heres-why-thats-a-good-thing/) or the Go Dark movement. This seems to be looking at issues incorrectly, because we haven't defined what Privacy is. Specifically, being private doesn’t mean not sharing anything - … Continue reading Definition of Privacy in the Digital Age