Digi.me delighted to have signed MyData Internet of Me principles

We are delighted to have signed up to the Declaration of MyData principles, and urge anyone else with an interest in how personal data is held and managed to sign too. The principles, which are a first version and will evolve with a second version expected after feedback in six months, are designed to "make … Continue reading Digi.me delighted to have signed MyData Internet of Me principles

Government strengthens UK personal data protection law

Individuals will have more control over their personal data in new measures being announced today. The new Data Protection Bill, which brings the UK into line with the upcoming GDPR, will give the public new rights, including the right to be forgotten, and the right to withdraw consent for personal data use. Digi.me comment: Better … Continue reading Government strengthens UK personal data protection law

Digi.me gearing up for RightsCon Brussels

We're delighted to be attending RightsCon Brussels this week, joining a incredible roster of speakers plus new technology showcases all inspiring how we build tomorrow's internet. Our founder and Executive Chairman, Julian Ranger, will be giving a Lightening Talk on how we can solve personal data privacy issues through sharing more in the Internet of … Continue reading Digi.me gearing up for RightsCon Brussels

Sir Tim Berners-Lee: Loss of personal data control is an Internet tragedy

The loss of control over personal data sharing is one of the three biggest threats to the world wide web as it currently exists, according to its founder. Writing an open letter in The Guardian to mark the 28th anniversary of his creation, when he wrote the initial proposal for what became the web, Sir … Continue reading Sir Tim Berners-Lee: Loss of personal data control is an Internet tragedy

The Internet of Me: consented data sharing that benefits us all

This Data Privacy Day, make it your mission to learn more about the Internet of Me - and how it can benefit each and every one of us. The Internet of Me, which is supported by digi.me, is a vision of the world about which we are very passionate; a world where people own and … Continue reading The Internet of Me: consented data sharing that benefits us all

How sharing more personal data can lead to greater privacy online

The very concept of online privacy is often described as a myth, and while it's not hard to see why, it's more wrong now than it has ever been. Yes, our personal data is scattered about the web, traded, sold on and held in multiple places that we can neither access nor delete - but … Continue reading How sharing more personal data can lead to greater privacy online