Digi.me founder joins Kantara Initiative board to further global personal data vision

Julian Ranger, the founder and executive chairman of digi.me, has been invited to join the board of global identity experts Kantara Initiative. As the personal data economy continues to grow apace, companies industry-wide are looking to Kantara to forge the best possible community framework to encourage sustained innovation and growth for all. With its recent … Continue reading Digi.me founder joins Kantara Initiative board to further global personal data vision

Why the Daily Mail is completely wrong on personalised data

The tone of the headline sets the scene for the rest of the determinedly single focus article - evil holiday firms are "tracking your computer, scouring your old bookings..and even checking the births marriages and deaths!" And for what purpose is this "spying" being done? So they can hike the price of your holiday, apparently, … Continue reading Why the Daily Mail is completely wrong on personalised data

EU GDPR – full details of what it means for you and your personal data

Stricter data privacy rules will come in across the EU in 2018 after MEPs finally agreed them - but what does that mean exactly for you and your private information? The GDPR, which will apply across the EU and is aimed at creating a high, uniform level of data protection fit for the digital age, … Continue reading EU GDPR – full details of what it means for you and your personal data

digi.me as an agent in Doc Searls’ Giant Zero

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

2016 will be a ‘transformational’ year for personal data

The coming 12 months will see dramatic shifts in the way we view and hold our personal data because the current model is broken. While everything we do - from our tastes, experiences and preferences upwards - is data that makes up our whole, the current trading model is broken, with consumers up in arms … Continue reading 2016 will be a ‘transformational’ year for personal data