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[Simple] Facebook v Apple: The ad tracking row heats up

A new feature is being introduced to iPhones and iPads this week which is causing a huge rift between Apple and Facebook: It will allow device users to say no to having their data collected by apps.

[Simple] Monetising Personal Data in Dragons' Den (Video: 9:56m)

Great pitching skills and interesting pointer's of valuation and business models for personal data.

[Intermediate] Podcast: Liberty. Equality. Data.

Leveling Playing Field between Humans and Algorithms: a conversation with Peter Cotton, Ph.D. (Stanford), who spent his 20+ years career leading AI and ML initiatives at major US banks.

[Intermediate] Irish DPC "handles" 99,93% of GDPR complaints, without decision?

The Irish DPC (Data Protection Commissioner) acknowledges in Irish Parliament hearing it "handles" GDPR complaints by not deciding about them, in violation of EU law.

The long-standing miracle of "self-resolving" GDPR complaints was then lifted by Helen Dixon: The DPC simply interprets the word "handle" to mean that the DPC can also simply dispose of complaints on the fundamental right to privacy. She openly argued “In fact, there is no obligation on the DPC under the 2018 Act to produce a decision in the case of any complaint.”

[Advanced] Webinar: Reopen society using physical COVID-19 contact tracing tokens (Video: 1:14h)

Recording from a webinar on April 28 with contact tracing experts, customers, policy makers and entrepreneurs that discussed how physical COVID-19 contact tracing tokens can be used in targeted use cases to quickly react to local outbreaks.

[Simple] LinkedIn Unleashes LXP

Most people think of LinkedIn as a company that offers job search, recruiting, professional networking, and marketing tools for business. Well, based on today’s announcement, the company is now much more. LinkedIn is seriously in the HR technology business and well beyond ‘just recruiting’, unleashing its Learning Experience Platform (LXP), skills taxonomy, and an important internal reorganization.

[Simple] Clubhouse: The $4 Billion App That Doesn’t Value Privacy, Security or Accessibility

It is tempting to excuse Clubhouse’s flaws as growing pains, but the app’s design and rollout illustrate just how little Silicon Valley and its venture capital backers have learned.
Editors note: we are starting this week to hold Weekly Digest meetings on Clubhouse - please write us (weekly-digest@ownyourdata.eu) with your suggestions for an alternative platform!


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MyData Internals

The Spring General Meeting takes place this week on Thursday, May 6th at 6:30am PDT, 9:30 EDT, 13:30 UTC, 15:30 CEST, 22:30 JST; watch this Loom briefing on the topics that will be discussed

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