Digi.me partners with UBDI to launch ethical data monetisation program for consumers

Individuals invited to profit directly from $50 billion industry by sharing trends & insights from their data Digi.me, the personal data security platform, has announced a partnership with UBDI to launch the first ethically-sourced data monetisation program for individuals. The partnership will take on companies like Facebook, Google, and thousands of data brokers by allowing … Continue reading Digi.me partners with UBDI to launch ethical data monetisation program for consumers

Take back control of your personal data on Data Privacy Day 2019

This Data Privacy Day, we are more optimistic than even before that that the message of how our personal data is being misused every day, and how we can all take action to safeguard it, is hitting home. The very high profile privacy-related events of last year, which include GDPR being implemented and the Facebook … Continue reading Take back control of your personal data on Data Privacy Day 2019

A fantastic year in review: awards, hackathon wins and the evolution of our amazing apps!

It's traditional at this time of the year to look back over the past 12 months - and what a stunning year it has been! From some very successful partnerships Down Under, through multiple awards and international hackathons, here are our highlights of 2018: January - A great way to start the year: digi.me launched … Continue reading A fantastic year in review: awards, hackathon wins and the evolution of our amazing apps!

MEF’s Global Consumer Trust Study 2018: empowered consumers take action in a landmark year for personal data

The fifth MEF Global Consumer Trust Report shows a significant increase in the number of consumers protecting their personal data, as well as associated opportunities for companies who want to help people manage and do more with their own information. This year's report, which looks at the intersection of Privacy, Trust and Personal Data in … Continue reading MEF’s Global Consumer Trust Study 2018: empowered consumers take action in a landmark year for personal data

Digi.me named as one of Europe’s top 100 digital pioneers

Digi.me has been recognised as one of the top 100 European digital pioneers by the Financial Times, Google and leading European policy makers. We have been included in a special report from the Financial Times, Europe’s Road to Growth, and are delighted have been chosen as one of the top European companies using technology to … Continue reading Digi.me named as one of Europe’s top 100 digital pioneers

Moving the decentralised web forward

Sir Tim Berners-Lee (aka founder of the WWW) has been writing for a long time about the issues that have surfaced in the web, especially security, dominance and lack of individual controls. He is frustrated that much of the web is about “documents” and not “data”. Over the past four years he has been thinking … Continue reading Moving the decentralised web forward

Data monopolies such as Google have it wrong: GDPR is great for innovation

Major tech companies such as Google and Amazon were questioned by the US Senate Commerce Committee recently as part of discussions around privacy and data regulation. One theme stood out strongly - the idea that GDPR in Europe was stifling innovation, and leading to fewer data-driven apps and solutions. Google, for example, said it was … Continue reading Data monopolies such as Google have it wrong: GDPR is great for innovation