Contracts and Accountability

  • August 2013
  • Posted By Andy Dale
One of the core concepts at the heart of XDI and Personal Clouds is the “link contract”, but what is a link contract and why should we care? Link contracts make what is being shared and the conditions and limits on that sharing explicit in the data exchange protocol. For example a link contract may --> More »

Introducing our Personal Cloud Webinar Series

  • June 2013
  • Posted By Gary Rowe
Respect Network is building the world’s first personal cloud network. We are assembling a world class team to architect/build the network and develop the partnerships to create an open, trusted personal cloud ecosystem—an ecosystem that provides value to the individual, to the application developer, to our partners and to businesses that want to develop relationships --> More »

Commissioner Ann Cavoukian Publishes Privacy and Personal Data Ecosystem Paper

  • October 2012
  • Posted By Drummond Reed
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 »

Respect Network Brings Together Neustar and Swisscom as Founding Partners

  • July 2012
  • Posted By Drummond Reed
Vail, Colorado — July 16, 2012—Respect Network Corporation, a San Francisco based technology company, today announced it is forming a global network for the trusted exchange of personal data and has secured Neustar (NSR) and Swisscom (SCMN.VX) as founding partners.  The announcement was made during the Open Identity Exchange meeting taking place here during the --> More »

WEF Publishes “Rethinking Personal Data: Strengthening Trust”

  • May 2012
  • Posted By Drummond Reed
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 »