Speaking at the Personal Information Economy 2014 Event in London

  • March 2014
  • Posted By Dan Blum
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On Thursday, I’ll be speaking on behalf of Respect Network at the Personal Information Economy Event 2014 in London. This conference, abbreviated “PIE”, is an annual event from the UK market analysis and consultancy firm Ctrl-Shift, which specializes in covering game changing opportunities for organisations arising from a new personal information economy.

Big Privacy Paper Released by Respect Network and the Ontario IPC

  • December 2013
  • Posted By Dan Blum
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At the Privacy by Design User Forum today in Toronto, the Respect Network Founding Partners and the Ontario Information and Privacy Commission (IPC) today jointly released a ground-breaking paper: Big Privacy: Bridging Big Data and the Personal Data Ecosystem through Privacy by Design. Co-authored by IPC Commissioner Ann Cavoukian and Respect Network CEO Drummond Reed, I had --> More »

Life after Login

  • October 2013
  • Posted By Andy Dale
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Respect Network and the Respect Trust Framework that it introduces is authentication protocol agnostic!

How Personal Clouds Can Bring About a Sea-Change in Internet Privacy

  • October 2013
  • Posted By Drummond Reed
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Two weeks ago, just before the Privacy/Identity/Innovation 2013 Conference (PII) in  Seattle, I put up post called Internet Privacy: Is the Dam Breaking? As a Privacy by Design Ambassador, I wanted to call attention to just how much water is building up behind the dam of demand for privacy in our online lives.

Internet Privacy: Is the Dam Breaking?

  • September 2013
  • Posted By Drummond Reed
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Back in 1999 Scott McNealy, then CEO of Sun, uttered the immortal phrase, “You have zero privacy anyway. Get over it.” Given that Sun’s slogan at the time was, “The Network is the Computer”, McNealy’s pronouncement was tantamount to saying, “Digital networks can’t protect privacy, so stop trying to pretend they can.”

Trust Frameworks, Link Contracts, and Accountability

  • August 2013
  • Posted By Drummond Reed
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Andy Dale’s first blog post as Respect Network’s new VP Development is entitled Contracts and Accountability. This is a subject for which Andy and I share a great mutual passion, going back to our first days together working on the birth of the XDI semantic data interchange protocol at OASIS. A central feature of XDI as a data interchange format and --> More »

Why Email is the Best Analogy for the Respect Network

  • April 2013
  • Posted By Drummond Reed
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Respect Network architect Phil Windley just did an excellent post called IMAP as the Proto Personal Cloud. Though you need to be a geek to fully appreciate it, Phil’s point was that what we are trying to achieve with the world’s first personal cloud network is not entirely new. In fact it’s completely parallel to the global --> More »

Commissioner Ann Cavoukian Publishes Privacy and Personal Data Ecosystem Paper

  • October 2012
  • Posted By Drummond Reed
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TORONTO, ON, October 31, 2012 – Personal information – the new “oil” of the Internet – largely resides with organizations – removed from the individual’s sphere of control. The boundless potential of the Personal Data Ecosystem (PDE) is to place control of one’s personal information into the hands of the individual. The PDE is truly --> More »

WEF Publishes “Rethinking Personal Data: Strengthening Trust”

  • May 2012
  • Posted By Drummond Reed
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Yesterday the World Economic Forum (WEF) Rethinking Personal Data initiative published a new report, Rethinking Personal Data: Strengthening Trust (PDF). The second report from the project (the first was Personal Data: A New Economic Asset Class) explores how the permissioned use of personal data can create tremendous value for all stakeholders in the personal data ecosystem — individuals, communities, organizations, and --> More »

Respect Network Architects Discuss VRM and Life Management Platforms

  • April 2012
  • Posted By Drummond Reed
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19 April 2012 – European Identity Conference, Munich: To mark the release of Doc Searls book The Intention Economy and the start of the Respect Network Founding Partner Program, five of the Respect Network Architects— Drummond Reed, Doc Searls, Phil Windley, Scott David, and Craig Burton—plus Qiy CEO Marcel van Galen gathered on a panel to discuss --> More »
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