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
Covid-19 is here to stay. People will have to adapt

You may have lost interest in the pandemic. It has not lost interest in you.

New data shows publisher revenue impact of cutting 3rd party trackers

In January 2020, when NPO switched from tracking-based targeting to contextual targeting, revenue increased 61% more than January 2019.

Announcement for the MyData Online 2020 Conference (Video: 6:02min)

Save the dates 10 - 12 December 2020 for the MyData Online 2020 Conference themed: Radical collaboration for designing the new normal

The Internet of Bodies is here. This is how it will change our lives

Smart thermometers, digital pills: the Internet of Bodies connects and analyses our health data. Here's what we must do to make the technology work for us.


Tools
MyDataShare

Check out the MyDataShare API! This API spec defines operations for Organizations (OPs) to manage a registry of Data Providers, Data Consumers, and Processing Records.


MyData Internals

Community

  • MyData-Operators had a call on Wednesday, July 8th and prepared for the first round of MyData Operator applicants
  • Marlies asks if there is a finance or financial-data channel?
  • Chris started a discussion about government-based MyData initiatives and already received some insightful comments
  • Sille welcomed - after a long pause - 2 new hubs: MyData Canada and MyData Saal
  • Teemu informed that Vastuu Group already confirmed their Silver partnership for the upcoming MyData online 2020 conference

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

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