The next US president looks set to be either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton - so what will be the implications for personal data privacy and surveillance whoever wins? Let's have a look at their track records... Donald Trump has strong and (from a UK viewpoint) often bizarre viewpoints on many things. There's not much … Continue reading What does a Trump vs Clinton fight for the US presidency mean for privacy?
As the internet subsumes the concepts of distance and time, using our personal agency to create control over our own world becomes ever more important. Doc Searls, internet visionary and digi.me advisor, identifies the lack of distance online that we are used to in the physical world as a Giant Zero and is clear that … Continue reading digi.me as an agent in Doc Searls’ Giant Zero
As the latest estimates claim the number of devices connected to the Internet of Things (IoT) will jump from 15 billion now to 50 billion in 2020, we look at what a connected world actually means. What is the IoT? Well, at its most basic level, it is a network of devices fitted with data-capturing … Continue reading What is the Internet of Things?
Who is going to a festival this weekend? Or are you missing out and wishing that you could go? This weeks Friday fun is all about living and reliving those festival moments! On Monday we gave you our top tech tips for surviving the festival season and today we are going to give you a … Continue reading Friday Fun: Festival Moments
Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the man who invented the internet, has spoken out about the issue of data ownership. An article this week in The Guardian talks of how the father of the world wide web sees a future in which the individual is the one who owns their personal data - not the big companies … Continue reading SocialSafe Aligns With Sir Tim Berners-Lee’s Vision For Personal Data
One of the cool things you can do when you download your Instagram photos to SocialSafe is to search through them by keyword or hashtag. When viewing your Instagrams within SocialSafe you can click on the Search box on the left hand side of the top bar and enter the word, name or phrase you'd … Continue reading VIDEO GUIDE: Search Your Instagram Captions, Comments, Tags and #Hashtags
Here at SocialSafe we're pleased to announce that we are one of the launching development partners for the Respect Network. The Respect Network share our core principle that individuals should be the ones who own and manage the personal data relating to themselves, not the large companies. Like SocialSafe, the Respect network also believe that … Continue reading SocialSafe Partners Respect Network In Privacy Revolution Launch