Noteworthy Information
Os dados produzidos por Helsinque são os dados de cidade mais utilizáveis e usados no mundo até 2025

O objetivo de Helsinque é aprimorar a utilização de dados e análises, para poder produzir serviços individuais e personalizados para os residentes.

Data produced by Helsinki is world’s most usable and used city data by 2025

The objective of Helsinki is to enhance the utilisation of data and analytics, in order to be able to produce individual and tailored services for the residents.

O uso de dados de Espoo recebe um estímulo do governo

O Ministério das Finanças concedeu a Helsinque, Espoo, Turku e Oulu mais de 2 milhões de euros como financiamento para projetos MyData. A parte de Espoo no financiamento é de 150.000 euros. O objetivo é melhorar os recursos técnicos das cidades, permitindo que eles usem os dados dos residentes, garantindo a proteção das pessoas e a segurança dos dados. Os dados dos residentes se referem aos dados coletados dos mesmos, através dos sistemas da cidade, à medida que os residentes usam os serviços da cidade.

Tornando a portabilidade de dados mais eficaz para a economia digital

Este relatório do Centro de Regulação da Europa (CERRE) fornece recomendações sobre como tornar a portabilidade de dados pessoais mais eficaz. Os autores alertam que o atual quadro jurídico requer esclarecimentos para melhor capacitar os cidadãos europeus em uma sociedade baseada em dados.

Espoo’s use of data gets a boost from the government

The Ministry of Finance has granted Helsinki, Espoo, Turku and Oulu slightly over EUR 2 million as funding for MyData projects. Espoo’s share of the funding is EUR 150,000. The aim is to improve the cities’ technical capabilities, enabling them to use residents’ data while ensuring the protection of individuals and data security. Residents’ data refers to data that is collected from the residents through the city’s systems as the residents use the city’s services.

Making data portability more effective for the digital economy

This report by the Centre on Regulation in Europe (CERRE) provides recommendations on how to make personal data portability more effective. The authors warn that the current legal framework requires clarifications to better empower European citizens in a data-driven society.

Na terra do big data, a China define direitos de privacidade individuais

O esforço para reforçar a privacidade de dados na China é visto como uma medida para proteger e legitimar o setor de Internet de país, que está crescendo rapidamente, além de reforçar as salvaguardas no movimento de valiosos dados chineses no exterior.

In land of big data, China sets individual privacy rights

China's parliament is set to approve a new law enshrining individuals' right to privacy and protection of personal data.

Minnesota is now using contact tracing to track protestors

Minnesota officials say they’re using contact tracing to better understand who the protestors are and where they’re coming from.

Minnesota está usando tecnologia contact-tracing para rastrear manifestantes, à medida que os protestos aumentam

Os protestos de Minnesota continuam aumentando e inspirando manifestações semelhantes em todo o país, após a polícia matar um homem desarmado de Minneapolis nesta semana, chamado George Floyd. As autoridades de Minnesota dizem que estão usando o contact-tracing (rastreamento de contatos) para entender melhor quem são os manifestantes e de onde eles são.

Funding Opportunities

This is a list of upcoming funding opportunities:

  • a curated list of open calls, funding opportunities, useful tools, collaborative actions and many more initiatives to help fight the Coronavirus situation by Martel Innovate
  • Mozilla announced the creation of a COVID-19 Solutions Fund as part of the Mozilla Open Source Support Program (MOSS)
  • NGI: DAPSI (deadline: April 22nd, webinar) and TRUST (3rd call, deadline: May 4th)
The moment you realise the world has changed: re-thinking the EDPS Strategy

Covid-19 is a game changer. Thinking about the EDPS’ strategy for the next five years, we have to look again at our text.

Data Stewards Network: A Call for Action

Toward building the data infrastructure and ecosystem we need to tackle pandemics and other dynamic societal and environmental threats.

EU Funding for Innovative solutions to tackle Coronavirus outbreak

The European Commission is calling for startups and SMEs to apply urgently to the next round of funding from the European Innovation Council

How to ’do’ data empowerment

The aim of this article series is to provide those who design, implement, evaluate or fund data for development initiatives with practical guidance on data empowerment.

Shaping a digital future for Europe (Speech by Margrethe Vestager)

As we stand at the start of a new decade, and look ahead to that digital future, the one thing we can say for sure is that none of us – not even the greatest experts – knows exactly how technology is about to change our lives. That’s partly because the digital world is so innovative – and innovation is uncertain by its very nature. But it’s also because the digital future will be powerfully shaped by our own choices and actions.

General MyData Presentation

Here’s a current version of basic deck I’ve lately been using. Also note the presentation by @alexnous in eHealth Data Forum in Athens/Greece (9/12/2019) introducing the data flows within the health domain under the MyData architecture.

California’s new privacy law, explained

The California Consumer Privacy Act gives Californians some control over their data, but only if they know how to take advantage of it.

EU court boost for activist in Facebook data transfer fight

EU regulators must make more effort to stop tech companies from transferring data to countries with weaker data-protection standards, an advisor to the European Union’s top court said Thursday. It’s the latest in a lengthy and complex legal case involving an Austrian privacy campaigner and Facebook.

Ten predictions for 2020

Our annual list of the trends, social movements and technological breakthroughs set to impact our lives over the next twelve months.

Project Exograph

In Japan you can get € 1.800 per month if you give access to all your data 24/7. It is an experiment and lasts only one month, started November 25t. The only mention for requirements is that you stay in the house 8+ hours per day.

Society 5.0: Japan’s plan to take civilization to the next level

You’ve heard of Web 2.0 and perhaps even the Web 3.0 that browser maker Opera loves talking about. But have you ever heard of Society 5.0, much less the previous versions that came before it?

Additional MyData Bank Account at Osuuspankki

To make sure we have also a “normal” bank account (we’ve used the modern Holvi and Transferwise, but there are times they don’t work), proposing to set up a new bank account. This will not be our main account, but will be used when other accounts not usable, and for example for storing some cash reserve.

VCs Align Around New Beliefs

Investment Tools to Reinforce a Better Data Economy That Puts People First. Read also “Venture Capital not just for maximum financial returns” by @j12t.

Surveillance is a systemic threat to human rights

There needs to be a radical transformation of Facebook and Google's surveillance business model as it poses a systemic threat to human rights.

The Open Application Network

Solving the unintended consequences of platform economies. The OAN is a public infrastructure that creates a new design space for Open Applications.

A New Deal for Data

How to reinvent the internet’s broken data ecosystem and put users back in control.

ConsumerReports rejects Data Ownership

“Privacy is an inalienable human right that cannot be traded away, even if a monetary value of a consumer’s data could be assessed.” - via @hackylawyER

Can contracts use pictures instead of words?

Operations management: Visuals and plain language make an adversarial process more constructive

Smart City or Surveillance City?

“Toronto Sidewalk Labs mini-version” in NYC: The country’s largest development has officially arrived, but so too has the debate over Related’s plans for user data.

Silicon Valley and the state gird for war

The battle lines of an American regulatory assault on technology companies are being drawn.

Data Ownership in the US Elections

Andrew Yang (2020 US Presidential Candidate from the Democrats): Our data is ours - or it should be. At this point our data is more valuable than oil. If anyone benefits from our data it should be us. I would make data a property right that each of us shares.

European Data Protection Supervisor passed away

The EU's independent data protection authority informed: It is with the deepest regret that we announce the loss of Giovanni Buttarelli, the European Data Protection Supervisor. Giovanni passed away surrounded by his family in Italy, last night, 20 August 2019.

Apple joins Google, Facebook, and Twitter in data-sharing project

The Data Transfer Project wants to make it easy to move data between services but be sure to read comments from Paul-Olivier Dehaye and Lasse Rouhiainen on the data-sharing project as well!

'Osaka Track' framework for free cross-border data flow

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday at the G20 summit formally declared the launch of the 'Osaka Track', an overarching framework promoting cross-border data flow with enhanced protections.


Questions Asked
Pedido de informações: Projeto de Operador MyData para a cidade de Helsinque

Os objetivos do projeto MyData da cidade de Helsinque são melhorar os serviços aos cidadãos, aumentando a interoperabilidade dos serviços da cidade. O projeto é executado em conjunto com a cidade de Espoo, Turku e Oulu, com financiamento do Ministério das Finanças da Finlândia. Este é um pedido de informações e convite ao diálogo de mercado.

Information request: MyData Operator Project to City of Helsinki

City of Helsinki MyData project goals are to improve services to citizens by enhanced interoperability of the City services. Project is executed together with City of Espoo, Turku and Oulu with Finnish Ministry of Finance funding.
This is a request for information and invitation to market dialogue.

European Commission launches consultation to seek views on Digital Services Act package

The consultation seeks to gather views, evidence and data from people, businesses, online platforms, academics, civil society and all interested parties to help us shaping the future rulebook for digital services. The consultation, open until 8 September, covers issues such as safety online, freedom of expression, fairness and a level-playing field in the digital economy.

Comissão Europeia lança consulta para buscar opiniões sobre o pacote Digital Services Act

A consulta busca reunir opiniões, evidências e dados de pessoas, empresas, plataformas on-line, acadêmicos, sociedade civil e todas as partes interessadas para nos ajudar a moldar o futuro livro de regras para serviços digitais. A consulta, aberta até 8 de setembro, aborda questões como segurança on-line, liberdade de expressão, justiça e condições equitativas na economia digital.

Who should present at the MyData Regional Conferences?

Let us know your wish list of people you’d like to see presenting in one of the four MyData regional conferences taking place this year! As you might have heard already, MyData is going truly global to also meet the regional experience from Asia, Africa, Latin-America and Europe! https://mydata.org/regional-conferences-2020/

Call for proposals: UN World Data Forum

The UN World Data Forum 2020 (UNWDF 2020) will bring together data leaders from diverse stakeholder groups to exchange ideas, showcase innovations, identify solutions, discuss future strategies, and provide mutual learning opportunities on a wide variety of topics. Submit your session proposals for the #UNDataForum 2020 by 31 January 2020.

Global Initiative to Standardize Fairness in the Trade of Data

'A collaboration to develop a standards framework governing the fair trade of human and personal data' - Anyone familiar with this?

MyData and Competition

Friends, would you care to point to what you think are the most relevant documents roughly on the topic of “MyData and competition”? (This question lead to a very interesting discussion with a lot of pointers to further information.)

A giant world map of the conference

Shout out - who wants to help make a giant world map for the conference? Needs a bit of research and testing e.g. the Oodi library facilities in Helsinki and some printing houses. Goal: visualise the community on a map!

Blogpost to give companies MyData guidance

A while back @Lasse Rouhiainen asked: 'What are the first steps when a company wants to use MyData? I would like to recommend MyData to one of my client, but not sure where to start?' I thought in simplicity this is a great question, and we might write a blogpost on this, in the spirit of “I believe in MyData - so what, what do I do now?”

Do you know or want to learn Airtable or Pipedrive CRM?

Anyone happen to be good in Airtable (or want to learn that?) Similarly, if anyone is interested in learning Pipedrive CRM, some help is welcomed!

Are we open, transparent and participatory enough?

Teemu Ropponen wrote that he recently got some criticism from the membership about MyData Global not being transparent enough. Because transparency is one of the MyData key principles and many of the staff have some background in the open knowledge movement, this feedback stings and needs to be taken seriously. Read more about participation, planning, leading, and finance on Slack!

MyData Global at RightsCon

A punch of people from MyData Global will be at RightsCon in Tunis, Tunisia next week and Teemu asked to retweet RightsCon-related tweets!

Can someone help me understand GoodID?

...and how it relates to some of the things people in the MyData community are doing?


Tools
Futurice

Futurice webinar on how to give employees agency how their data (from internal tools ranging from Slack, Drive, timekeeping, etc).

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Anyone familiar with this “privacy-aware” version of Android?

GDPR Request Template

Data access requests in the GDPR remain more powerful on paper than in practice. Michael Veale has created a new, comprehensive template letter to help everyone get the most of data rights against controllers large & small, mixing access, portability & more.