Digital Identity

Rip it Up, Start Again
Rip it Up, Start Again 480 360 Claudia Velilla

We were very excited to see our founder StJohn Deakins ripping it up at the Rip It Up@Paddington Works, a London Tech Week event on June the 13th! CitizenMe joined a…

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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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Data is Water 2: Water is abundant (oil is scarce)
Data is Water 2: Water is abundant (oil is scarce) 1065 1041 StJohn Deakins

At the end of 2017 I posted Data Is The New Water in the Huffington Post. The way that we frame our language about ‘humans and data’, our new digital…

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Your digital identity: picture perfect or a hot mess?
Your digital identity: picture perfect or a hot mess? 1024 566 StJohn Deakins

Recently described as, “a massive spaghetti-ball mess,” the doomed MySpace serves as a cautionary tale to Internet startups and monolithic social media players alike. But are we ordinary citizens facing…

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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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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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Rewarding digital citizens for their personal data – time for a change!
Rewarding digital citizens for their personal data – time for a change! 900 497 StJohn Deakins

For decades businesses have used consumers’ personal data from membership cards to push special offers and discounts. It has become a fundamental part of consumer life. This culture of reward…

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“Right to self” – solving the biggest problem of the Internet
“Right to self” – solving the biggest problem of the Internet 601 332 StJohn Deakins

Were he alive today and busy defining matters of self, the philosopher Descartes might have rationally proposed: I’m digital; therefore I am. And who could argue with that? From mobile…

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Welcome
Welcome 800 442 StJohn Deakins

Hi and welcome to the CitizenMe blog! Life is about balance. We all want to use great apps and amazing internet services. Connecting, participating, sharing – who wouldn’t? Simultaneously, we…

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