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Our annual conference integrating the commercial opportunity of privacy and the new GDPR
Q2 2017 - the date and place will be announced later

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Advocating consumer rights for location tracking

Innovating Location-based social engagement

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We fight to protect users from location tracking

#optmeoutoflocation campaign

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We research and implement best practice in trustworthy digital social engagement We fight from the point of view of developers who have innovated solutions to the problems we see in localized digital engagement in the context of a Trust Model

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The strategic challenge is to maximise the revenue opportunity of digitising cities into the local economy

Encouraging localised digital engagement can mitigate a city’s data bleed of value to cloud service providers

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Our Blog

Redefining Trust in Digital Engagement
Krowdthink has spent a long time researching and thinking about how to build a business that is fundamentally trustworthy when delivering a digital service. This blogsumm... (read more)
A Philosophical View of Digital Society
We often get asked by investors, why don’t you take the easy option, you have a solid idea for localised digital engagement, just get the data, sell it and make us ... (read more)
Privacy Settings are a Privacy Failure
The EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) being written into statute this month explicitly calls for those storing or operating on personal data to follow the 7 pr... (read more)
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:
Increasi... (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)

Our Tweets

RT @Sooraj_Shah: @krowdthink I think it'll be weaker too - but similar.
.@Sooraj_Shah do you believe UK gov (post IP Bill) will allow ICO to dev a new data pro law equivalent to #GDPR? I'll bet it'll be weaker
@ARMMobile only UK tech stock to rise post #Brexit @fergie_arm example of potential for globally traded UK stock
.@christianxln @XLNBusiness can we help you help your customers connect their customers in context of their place?
Facebook plse understand #privacy breach is when you use data for a purpose other than that understood when shared
289m records hacked so far in June careful double counting of previously hacked newly published data @southwestcsc
RT @DevonArtPop: A dollop on top! #DevonHour
So anyone interested in a debon startup redefing privacy and trust in digital social engagement. Krowd App for any event anywhere #devonhour
Good evening #devonhour
.@JagdishAchara see my report at almost every public wifi provider in UK tracking loc
@PrivacyMatters different issue. Public commit to rev growth for plc not same as angel seed or early stage investment practise
Wonder when investers will understand digital engagement is ripe for innovation
RT @southwestcsc: It's estiamted that BEC schemes from October 2013 and August 2015 have stolen $750 million. https…
RT @OpenRightsGroup: Snooper's charter: GCHQ will be licensed 'to hack a major town. #IPBill
ah saw fine print "we focused on data-driven digital services adopting a ‘free to use’ model funded by advertising."
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