Privacy should be a right we can all take for granted - but the problem is it is being taken away from us without our consent. Will new trading models that put data back in the hands of the individual, who can then share or exchange it at will, make privacy the preserve of only … Continue reading Why privacy is a right… not a luxury
Nearly 15 million people in the UK will be using ad-blocking technology by 2017 according to the first ever estimate from eMarketer. By the end of next year, it expects 27% of internet users, or 14.7 million people, will be choosing to stop digital ads on at least one of their devices, largely in response … Continue reading Ad-blocking hits the mainstream in the UK
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
France has once again taken a proactive approach towards personal data, passing a new bill that will adopt several of the provisions in the GDPR ahead of it coming in Europe-wide in 2018. A new bill for a 'digital republic' was passed by the French National Assembly in January and is expected to be adopted … Continue reading As France jumps early, clarity that the GDPR will wait for no-one
The Internet of Me forum that we are sponsoring and supporting is already bubbling away with some very interesting ideas and conversations, and we don't want you to miss out! Designed to support and encourage the natural - and much needed - evolution of the personal data economy from a place where people have things … Continue reading The Internet of Me: are you up to speed?
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Thousands of Americans have joined a new campaign calling for greater protection for personal data. The US has traditionally lagged behind Europe in the importance it places on securing personal data - hence the recent Safe Harbor ruling - but now a campaign to boost privacy protection in 16 states and the nation's capital is … Continue reading #TakeCTRL: American grassroots campaign calls for more data privacy