Digital Rights

CAN – Conscious Advertising Network
CAN – Conscious Advertising Network 743 496 Claudia Velilla

The Conscious Advertising Network (CAN) has launched with the aim of taking a stand against unethical practices in advertising. Last week, CitizenMe joined CAN’s launch event as part of the…

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The Future of Work
The Future of Work 1276 844 Henry Wellington

The world as we know it was built on the idea that you work for a living. Your place in society is generally determined by the work you or your…

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Becoming digital Citizens: From survive to thrive
Becoming digital Citizens: From survive to thrive 1920 1281 StJohn Deakins

“Saving our planet” is now one of the most pressing global issues for humanity. As we progress out of the industrial era into a new era of digital knowledge, the…

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CSR, Sustainability and the Digital Economy
CSR, Sustainability and the Digital Economy 4110 2642 Josh Hedley-Dent

I had the pleasure of speaking to the Institute of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability last week on the topic of Conscious advertising and why brands should care. Alongside the wonderful…

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Is Facebook past its “Use By” Date?
Is Facebook past its “Use By” Date? 1080 720 StJohn Deakins

Yesterday, Mark Zuckerburg published a note detailing his new vision for the future of Facebook. Given their troubles in 2018, and the resulting steep decline in public trust, it’s not…

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AI, CitizenMe and You (long read version)
AI, CitizenMe and You (long read version) 1280 720 StJohn Deakins

In this combined piece of 7 blog posts, we explain what Artificial Intelligence does, why it’s so useful for us all, what we’re doing at CitizenMe – and what this…

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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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Our Digital Freedom: From Lockdown to Liberty
Our Digital Freedom: From Lockdown to Liberty 1024 565 StJohn Deakins

Cross-post from the HuffingtonPost, 20th April 2016 “Give me liberty or give me death” was the rallying cry of the US revolution. Penned by Thomas Paine at the dawn of the Industrial…

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be yourself unlock power of data
3 reasons why the “G.D..thingy” will help you be yourself
3 reasons why the “G.D..thingy” will help you be yourself 1024 565 Ryan Garner

Be yourself. It is the law! What we are excited about is the EU council has just passed the GDPR. “G…D… what!?” I hear you say. Think of it as…

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Let’s learn the rules of the digital road before talking about a web Magna Carta
Let’s learn the rules of the digital road before talking about a web Magna Carta 1024 565 Neil Lawrence

My latest post for The Guardian: Technology is moving so fast we’re only beginning to understand how it will change society. It’s too early to distill our thinking to an…

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Beware the rise of the digital oligarchy
Beware the rise of the digital oligarchy 1024 566 Neil Lawrence

My latest post for The Guardian on the rise of the digital oligarchy: Powerful algorithms are concentrating the ownership of personal data in few hands. We need rights to control…

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