JLINC and the internet

By Jim Fournier / June 16, 2020 / 0 Comments

My Co-founder, Victor Grey, has just completed a whitepaper that explains JLINC in five pages. JLINC Technical Philosophy provides a concise background rooted in the lineage of ideas that led up to the JLINC protocol, and explains how it achieves a new paradigm for data exchange on the internet. This has tremendous implications at this…

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Me-commerce — from push to pull

By Iain Henderson / September 21, 2018 / 0 Comments

In the near future, we will see the biggest change to marketing in the past century — the data source used to drive direct marketing will be the individual (buyer) and data-sets under their control.

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GDPR is helping drive the development of a new marketing channel

By Paul Weston / July 12, 2018 / 0 Comments

Many attempts to ‘look on the bright side’ of GDPR are, to say the least, tenuous. But, one really tangible benefit is starting to emerge – the birth of a completely new channel for marketers.

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JLINC offers all sides a working technical solution for AB-375 –– now.

By Lindsay Brauner / June 29, 2018 / 0 Comments

California just passed GDPR-lite. AB-375 will go into effect in January of 2020. JLINC founder Jim Fournier weighs in. How will businesses comply with this? JF: JLINC offers a way for customers to easily manage their preferences across all companies that opt-in. Signing up takes just minutes, and then onboarding a new company takes seconds.…

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Should online privacy really mean confidentiality?

By Victor Grey / June 19, 2018 / 0 Comments

JLINC can deliver confidentiality, not just privacy, for individuals.

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JLINC takes GDPR from spam-acea to panacea

By Lindsay Brauner / June 11, 2018 / 0 Comments

Just weeks ago, the letters G-D-P-R seemed to spell ‘d-o-o-m’ for any company selling consumer data out the back door. Which, by the way, was just about every tech company. But the GDPR, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation, isn’t quite the panacea for privacy that it appeared. In some ways, it turned out…

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My Data, Your Data, Our Data, Their Data, Everybody’s Data

By Iain Henderson / May 23, 2018 / 0 Comments

Almost a decade back, I wrote a blog post to try to help find a way to describe the many headed beast that is the personal data eco-system, and specifically the scenario in which individuals are in data sharing relationships with organisations – sometimes knowingly, sometimes not. Having spent the last 6 months deep in…

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Alice and Bob’s Relationship is broken

By John Wunderlich / March 21, 2018 / 0 Comments

Alice and Bob are the primary characters in a cast of characters first used in cryptographic circles as placeholder names to represent different parties in a transaction. The story goes like this. Alice wants to send a message to Bob, but she doesn’t want anyone but Bob to be able to read it. Bob also…

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Blockchain 2.0: controlling your data across the internet

By Jim Fournier / March 20, 2018 / 0 Comments

The JLINC Protocol is the interoperable solution for transparent crypto-contracts – cryptographically signed ‘data exchange contracts’.

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