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Dear Facebook, your products are revolting
Dear Facebook, your products are revolting 1024 566 Greer Hahn

We’ve introduced a new page, Your voice, that lets you know how users feel about the terms of service from internet giants like Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and others. Here’s why…

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The Good, The Bad and the Ugly: LinkedIn’s new terms
The Good, The Bad and the Ugly: LinkedIn’s new terms 1024 565 Greer Hahn

We’ve squared up to LinkedIn’s new Terms of Service and cast our beady eyes over their updated Privacy Policy. Now it’s time for some straight shooting. Here’s what you need…

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Latest Apple app released (v1.12)
Latest Apple app released (v1.12) 1024 565 StJohn Deakins

The latest version of CitizenMe lite (1.12) is now up on the Apple app store. We’ve added Terms of Service ranking for Microsoft to the privacy screen (feel free to…

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Vote for CitizenMe to bring the privacy debate to SXSW
Vote for CitizenMe to bring the privacy debate to SXSW 737 407 StJohn Deakins

We want consumer privacy issues to take centre stage at next year’s SXSW Interactive – but we need your vote to make it happen!   CitizenMe is teaming up with…

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New proposed terms of service for CitizenMe
New proposed terms of service for CitizenMe 620 342 Greer Hahn

Not content to just talk the talk, we’ve been busy putting together a brand new version of our Terms of Service. What’s New? Our aim is to make our Terms…

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Which social network next?
Which social network next? 1024 565 StJohn Deakins

Now that we’ve announced the CitizenMe Apple app we’ll be adding new functionality every two to three weeks. For the Privacy section, the most requests have been to add Flickr, so this…

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Making the news: CitizenMe iOS app announcement takes-off
Making the news: CitizenMe iOS app announcement takes-off 1024 566 StJohn Deakins

Today we announced our iOS app. We believe it gives us all an opportunity to start taking back control of who we are online. For the first time we have…

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What Does Data Privacy Mean to You?
What Does Data Privacy Mean to You? 562 310 StJohn Deakins

Our rapidly evolving digital world has left traditional definitions of privacy in its wake. As digital citizens, we are left to grapple with shifting boundaries on what information we consider public…

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Daily Telegraph Interview CitizenMe
Daily Telegraph Interview CitizenMe 1024 566 Greer Hahn

CitizenMe was in the Daily Telegraph on Friday, an excerpt is below and the full article is here. Thanks to Rebecca Burn-Callander for the interview and asking such great questions. On June 9, serial entrepreneur…

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CitizenMe Lite is Available
CitizenMe Lite is Available 1024 565 StJohn Deakins

We have great news to share – CitizenMe Lite is now available for download in the Apple App Store! CitizenMe Lite gives you a flavour of what to expect ahead of…

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From darkness into lite
From darkness into lite 1024 565 StJohn Deakins

Sometimes, it’s not until you’re within reach of a long-held goal that you see it with fresh eyes… As you know, at CitizenMe we’re not just fans of transparency, it’s…

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Terms of service app activism for the silent majority
Terms of service app activism for the silent majority 1024 565 StJohn Deakins

The approach we’re taking for revealing terms of service in a new light means you’ll be able to see and understand what all that small print means to your rights,…

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