Analysis: The pros and cons of privacy and data protection laws

The starting point for most privacy and data protection laws is creating a safer environment for all of us and our personal data - but the inevitable overreach often has far-reaching consequences Most privacy and data protection laws have the noble aims of making us and our personal information safer – but overreach in the … Continue reading Analysis: The pros and cons of privacy and data protection laws

MEF Global Consumer Trust study 2017: all hail the rise of the savvy user

A new influential report on consumer trust has found heightened awareness of privacy issues is leading to encouraging changes in behaviour. The annual Global Consumer Trust study from Mobile Ecosystem Forum found that privacy is the biggest trust-related concern for 16pc of those interviewed. Growing awareness of privacy, security and identity issues is also prompting … Continue reading MEF Global Consumer Trust study 2017: all hail the rise of the savvy user

Driving interoperability adoption with the Kantara Initiative

Here at digi.me, we have three driving principles that inform and influence every step we take. Two of them, you won't be surprised to hear, are privacy and security - but the third is slightly less obvious. What is it? It's interoperability, and it's absolutely vital in the field of personal data ownership and control. … Continue reading Driving interoperability adoption with the Kantara Initiative

What Hillary Clinton as US president would mean for the future of tech

As the eyes of the world look to the US ahead of the presidential elections in November, it's clearer than ever that where Barack Obama's successor leads, other countries will follow. Which, regardless of which way you lean politically, makes Hillary Clinton publishing her tech agenda very interesting. Technology is at the forefront of many … Continue reading What Hillary Clinton as US president would mean for the future of tech

You, yes YOU, should be the most important thing in the Internet of Things

The second part of the extensive interview with our founder and chairman Julian Ranger has been published, focusing on why the IoT needs an Internet of Me to make it real and fix obvious and glaring privacy and security issues. It's a cracking read, and covers a lot of ground including the war on privacy, … Continue reading You, yes YOU, should be the most important thing in the Internet of Things

The whys and why-nots of using wearables at work

Wearables have been in the news a lot lately – notably where the line should be drawn between employers keeping an eye on the health and wellbeing of those they employ, and where that crosses into breach of privacy. Company fitness trackers, incentives and even competitions are all in common use to promote a leaner, … Continue reading The whys and why-nots of using wearables at work

EU GDPR: full details of what it means for personal data and your business

Data is the currency of today's digital economy - and the new GDPR will not only protect this valuable resource for both individuals and companies when it becomes law in 2018 but increase innovation and cut costs as well. According to estimates, the value of European citizens' personal data has the potential to grow to … Continue reading EU GDPR: full details of what it means for personal data and your business