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Wi-Fi Location Privacy as a Commercial Asset
The Big Data mentality that pervades almost all Internet deployment technologies, services and apps, tends to think of location data as the diamond in the Big Data treasu... (read more)
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)

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#digievol15 why not try our privacy & trust based app Krowd. Find out who is here and join the event discussion
At #digievol15 will be speaking about #location #privacy & #trusted local digital engagement in the poster session
Excellent well researched journalism. A pleasure to read. Raises tough questions about Google & @GeorgeMasonU
Excellent article on how #encryption supports free society & personal #privacy
@bspeed8 good to see @NewStatesman highlighting the limited effectiveness of digital surveillence #snooperscharter
@XKomms @ashfords @southwestcsc @thebestofExeter thx Paul. Adding your telco security skills to the cluster makes a lot of sense
RT @davidtalby: #BigData that stays big is bad news
@PrivacyMatters @Telegraph well we also agree with free speech, precisely so we can debate this sort of view. Just not much to debate here!
RT @wifianalytics: How to stay secure on public Wi-Fi
Note that the poll at the end of the article votes 92% in favour of strong encryption. #owngoal for @Telegraph
Looking forward to our talk on #location #privacy & #trustworthy digital engagement @TinderFdn on Wednesday
@robertpye @EthosVO
And derived data from analytics on personal data!
Always said this would happen...seems its a lot faster than we thought
@JuliaBramble people need to see what a beautiful place to work #Devon is
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