Welcome to the MyData Weekly Digest, a news site dedicated to producing the best coverage from within the human centred approach in personal data management. It provides information retrieved mainly from the MyData Global Slack Channel since June 2019. Postings and comments are owned by the respective user stated with each entry. MyData is an idea and an alternative vision for ethical use of personal data. It’s also a movement and a community, and a global non-profit organisation. Read more here: mydata.org

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Noteworthy Information
European Data Protection Board: Guidelines on Consent

The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) has published updated guidelines on the rules around online consent to process people's data.

This Is the Future of the Pandemic

Covid-19 isn’t going away soon. Two recent studies mapped out the possible shapes of its trajectory.

€60 million Crisis Response Initiative for Europe's Innovators

As part of the EU’s collective efforts to tackle the COVID-19 crisis, the European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) has today launched the ‘EIT Crisis Response Initiative’.

Human-Data Interaction

A chapter in the Encyclopedia of Human-Computer Interaction about Human-Data interaction.

Questions Asked
How to make sure MyData Principles are followed in a large project

I am seeking guidance on how to make sure MyData Principles are followed in a large project involving 15+ software developers. To remove any ambiguity, let’s suppose it is a government-hosted web portal that will give citizens access to digital public services, and government issued credentials.

MyData Internals

Board & Steering Group


#coronadata MyData is active in the digital response to COVID19 pandemic

Upcoming Events
The following events are in the MyData calendar for next week:

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