Data Privacy

This is NOT a blog about GDPR…this is a blog about YOU.
This is NOT a blog about GDPR…this is a blog about YOU. 1920 1281 Alexia Keller

The 25th of May 2018 hailed the arrival of a new law in the EU that will impact pretty much everyone connected to the internet. It is called the General…

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Digital Detox II: Protecting your privacy
Digital Detox II: Protecting your privacy 2146 1058 Beth Hepple

In our last blog we talked about the reasons we might need to have a digital detox and the effect that being always online is having on our day-to-day lives.…

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Data is the new Water I
Data is the new Water I: Water gives life (oil takes it)
Data is the new Water I: Water gives life (oil takes it) 1753 1240 StJohn Deakins

At the end of 2017 we posted Data Is The New Water in the Huffington Post, describing how the way we frame our language about ‘human data’ can have a…

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GDPR: the phrase of 2018, we look at the data protection regulation basics
GDPR: the phrase of 2018, we look at the data protection regulation basics 1280 853 Beth Hepple

Walking through Covent Garden yesterday, while upping my daily step count, I overheard a snippet of a phone call between an exasperated businessman and what I can only assume was a…

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The perks of acting your age online… and the risks    
The perks of acting your age online… and the risks     3453 1913 Claire Hovey

For many, age is just a number. For others, it’s a mindset that reflects every ounce of maturity and wisdom they’ve squeezed out of each passing birthday. Whatever your feelings…

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Your personal data in your hands – literally
Your personal data in your hands – literally 765 510 StJohn Deakins

Why your personal data should be in your hands (or your back pocket) not floating in the cloud Your personal data is, well, personal. As more and more of our…

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Facebook Privacy Shortcuts
Data and Facebook Privacy: Is it time you had a clean-up?
Data and Facebook Privacy: Is it time you had a clean-up? 748 748 Beth Hepple

Personal privacy and data protection is hitting the news big time at the moment, especially in Europe with the introduction of GDPR approaching in May 2018. Companies such as Google…

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3 ways to benefit from EU’s new data regulation (GDPR)
3 ways to benefit from EU’s new data regulation (GDPR) 1024 565 Ryan Garner

citizenme recently took part in The Drum’s panel discussion regarding the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). citizenme’s perspective is summarised in the video and post below: Here are 3 big…

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The information barons threaten our autonomy and our privacy
The information barons threaten our autonomy and our privacy 1024 565 Neil Lawrence

My latest post on The Guardian: As we share more of ourselves online we become easier to predict and control, how can we address this imbalance of power in the…

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TVs listening to us? Where’s the value?
TVs listening to us? Where’s the value? 1024 566 StJohn Deakins

Why would your TV eavesdrop on you? Last week it was revealed by The Daily Beast that the Samsung Smart TV records voice commands and shares them with a “third party”. It…

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What do your apps silently share?
What do your apps silently share? 1024 566 StJohn Deakins

Ever wonder what “I Agree” really means when we load up a shiny new app? SilentCircle asked people on the street to read a few app permissions out loud and this was…

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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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