privacy

Alice with her phone

Attention Advertisers: the medium is the message

By Victor Grey / July 28, 2019 / 0 Comments

Marketers – imagine if you were offering people something they actually felt was fun, instead of annoying and creepy – how much more effective could that be?

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Is GDPR Failing To Deliver Data Portability?

By Iain Henderson / November 15, 2018 / 0 Comments

Six months in, and it is difficult to separate GDPR theory from GDPR reality. So I decided to find out for myself. As a self-confessed data geek, I have long had an interest in the concept of ‘data portability’. That is to say, from the data subject perspective, being able to ask an organisation who…

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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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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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If I wanted to get there, I would not start from here

By Iain Henderson / March 21, 2018 / 0 Comments

I’m spending a lot of time right now down in the weeds of a large GDPR project; it’s hard going.

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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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