The Internet of Things’ ‘dirty little secret’ and your personal data

The Internet of Things (IoT) has always been billed as building a more connected world - but what if it's just a massive personal data harvesting and monetising exercise? That's the gist of a slew of articles recently, following Google's Nest's decision to shutter the Resolv smart home hub company it bought in 2014, abruptly … Continue reading The Internet of Things’ ‘dirty little secret’ and your personal data

Privacy attitudes harden as consumers wake up

All the signs are that mass consumer awareness of the issues surrounding data privacy is finally reaching a tipping point that will force an economic consensus for action. Already this year we have seen the re-writing of the Safe Harbour agreement, agreement for the GDPR in Europe (also affecting those who trade with us), the … Continue reading Privacy attitudes harden as consumers wake up

Defining ownership and control in a digital world

Used online, terms such as ownership and control have slightly more fluid connotations than their physical counterparts - but we can still define their context and meaning. At digi.me, we unlock the power of personal data for users by enabling them to gather and collate information from multiple services, platforms and places in one single … Continue reading Defining ownership and control in a digital world

Happy #DataPrivacyDay – have 75% off digi.me to celebrate!

As personal data privacy pioneers, we're delighted to be supporting the international initiative to promote better privacy security and awareness - and are offering 75% off our premium product to help you protect your data for less. Here at digi.me, your personal data privacy is hugely important to us and, while we free your data … Continue reading Happy #DataPrivacyDay – have 75% off digi.me to celebrate!

New EU GDPR regulations: the four key things you need to know

Sweeping new data protection rules will be approved for the EU soon - but what does it actually mean for you and me? The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which is expected to be ratified by the EU within weeks, replaces a patchwork of data protection laws across the various member states, and is expected … Continue reading New EU GDPR regulations: the four key things you need to know

50% off digi.me: #4 (of 12) reasons to love us – our fab personalised widgets!

Widgets. Great name, great tool - and one which adds layers of fun and surprises to digi.me's peerless secure personal data gathering, search and flashback features by offering personalised insights that delight and inform. And because you can customise them yourself, the possibilities are pretty much endless! #1 reason to love us - the gift … Continue reading 50% off digi.me: #4 (of 12) reasons to love us – our fab personalised widgets!