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In the Krowd we put you in control of what gets shared with whom and – because we are mobile – when and where too.

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Privacy as a Commercial Asset
Lets start by making a fundamental statement of belief – The current state of the Internet with regards to the commercialisation of our data and every online intera... (read more)
Facebook, Social Networks and the Need for RIPA Authorisatio...
Originally posted on Blog Now:
Increasin... (read more)
The Connection between Trust and Privacy in Social Networkin...
At Krowdthink we have spent a long time trying to determine the answer to this question. The answer is that no-one should really trust any online service completely becau... (read more)
The Dirty Little Secret of Event Apps
No one uses them. Ok not quite true. But no-one has cracked the code of regularly getting more than 50% of event attendees to download and populate their apps for use ove... (read more)
Why pseudonymity is important for the Krowd
When we are in a crowd, most people around us are strangers, in effect they are anonymous to us in terms of their name and who they are. Yet we already know things about ... (read more)
Delete should mean Delete!
The reasonably tech savvy amongst us have learnt that on our PC delete does not mean delete, it means the file is in the trash and is not deleted until the trash is empti... (read more)
Why the Right to Delete is so important Online
We all instinctively know that when we connect to websites and use online apps that some data is being collected about us. Sometimes we explicitly know what that data is ... (read more)
A Day in the life of ManInTheKrowd
Its a bright crisp autumnal morning and ManInTheKrowd leaves for work at 6am to catch his train. Its packed as normal and its a job to get a seat, but he eventually gets ... (read more)
You always pay for Social Network services
The norm for social networks is that they present the idea they are free. But they are not of course. You pay by helping them collate a profile of you. Not just with your... (read more)
PRISM, the NSA We only collect the meta-data
In my opinion, this statement from the US National Security Agency, when defending themselves against the revelations by Ed Snowden about how PRISM collated data about yo... (read more)

Our Tweets

You're welcome....we believe the soluton is for companies to adhere to delivering a #trust model.
So little on digital citizen rights defence or support so much about overcoming #privacy obstacles, a worrying trend
There are many companies seeking to deliver on this latent demand...we believe a #trust framework is the key
RT @IEthics: "#Adblockers and Innovative #Ad Companies are Working Together to Build a More #Privacy-Friendly Web":…
@GiladRosner excellent article on how IoT will progress despite lack of #privacy controls
Be wary of public Wi-Fi Good legal Guidance from @ICOnews
RT @Puri_sm: Got #privacy? Cartoon: Dave Carpenter
@southwestcsc #cybersecurity
Clever buggers
Too right! #privacy
Useful stuff....a model of what to document ...does not mean I endorse all their policies tho
@southwestcsc #security use bitlocker or other disc encryption
RT @phmcgillicuddy: Ashley Madison Hack Reveals More Than Names. Failure of #leadership & #cybersecurity #cyber ht…
RT @southwestcsc: Trust and your Cyber Identity
RT @southwestcsc: Support for business victims of cyber crime
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