Noteworthy Information
Facebook: Charting a Way Forward on Privacy and Data Portability  show on Slack
Paul-Olivier Dehaye

We’re publishing a white paper that sets forth five questions about data portability and privacy that we hope will help advance a global conversation.

For Ride-Hailing Drivers, Data Is Power  show on Slack
Paul-Olivier Dehaye

Uber drivers in Europe and the U.S. are fighting for access to their personal data. Whoever wins the lawsuit could get to reframe the terms of the gig economy.

The YouTubers Union Is Not Messing Around  show on Slack
Paul-Olivier Dehaye

The move is one of the most significant organized labor actions taken by creators on the platform, and puts some actual union power behind what has thus far been a nascent and disorganized movement.

Our Data Future  show on Slack
Paul-Olivier Dehaye

Privacy International discusses data futures, and encourages people to join their local MyData hub.

Clouded data: Privacy and the promiseof encryption  show on Slack
Paul-Olivier Dehaye

Interesting paper highlighting the different reconfiguration of the notion of privacy taking place under various technical schemes: blockchain, multiparty computation, fully homomorphic encryption, differential privacy

Stop Surveillance Humanitarianism  show on Slack
Paul-Olivier Dehaye

Requiring biometric data, like iris and facial scans, sets a dangerous precedent for vital aid.

Looking Beyond Privacy: The Importance of Economic Rights to Our Data  show on Slack
Paul-Olivier Dehaye

Some interesting thoughts about the role of the US and China vs. other 'stronger developing countries' in respect to the use and ownership of data from an Indian point of view.

Watch 'The Great Hack' Trailer  show on Slack
Paul-Olivier Dehaye

They took your data. Then they took control. The Great Hack uncovers the dark world of data exploitation through the compelling personal journeys of players on different sides of the explosive Cambridge Analytica/Facebook data scandal. In select theaters and on Netflix July 24.

Why paying people for their data is a bad idea  show on Slack
Paul-Olivier Dehaye

Paying people for 'data is a bad idea. Not only would it lure the cash-poor into selling their privacy, but it also plays into the hands of those who seek to...avoid a collective response to the increasing power asymmetries in the digital data economy'.

Session Title 'Data Ownership - thanks, but no thanks'  show on Slack
Paul-Olivier Dehaye

The content of the session sounds great: asking the community for their opinion, given the vacuum left by leadership on this issue. The session title conveys the idea that a decision has already been made, which is a different message of course.

Humanitarian aid in the digital age  show on Slack
Paul-Olivier Dehaye

I testified yesterday at the UN on 'Humanitarian aid in the digital age'. I was anxious at coming with MyData principles (framed usually for more advanced economies) and trying to apply them to the humanitarian context. Nevertheless the discussion was extremely encouraging, and there was definitely response and even demand for the idea of a bridge on those issues.

UN gives ultimatum to Yemen rebels over reports of aid theft  show on Slack
Paul-Olivier Dehaye

MyData-like dynamics playing out in high stakes context of famine and humanitarian aid.

Solid chat and comments  show on Slack
Paul-Olivier Dehaye

A screenshot from a chat of Solid people and talks to reach out form the MyData community.

Empty Uber cabs driving pollution and congestion  show on Slack
Paul-Olivier Dehaye

Uber drivers get their data to analyse it and show the impact of the business model on congestion (with help from PersonalData.IO).

Adversarial Interoperability: Reviving an Elegant Weapon From a More Civilized Age to Slay Today's Monopolies  show on Slack
Paul-Olivier Dehaye

Today, Apple is one of the largest, most profitable companies on Earth, but in the early 2000s, the company was fighting for its life. Microsoft's Windows operating system was ascendant, and Microsoft leveraged its dominance to ensure that every Windows user relied on its Microsoft Office suite.

The Clever Cryptography Behind Apple's 'Find My' Feature  show on Slack
Paul-Olivier Dehaye

An impressive encryption system, only possible through Apple's nontrivial market share in hardware.


Questions Asked
Hub Initiators come together  show on Slack
Paul-Olivier Dehaye

Is there a moment currently planned for hub initiators to discuss together? What works, what doesn't, how they could work better together, etc. I am encountering some success coalition building in Geneva and would want to share those experiences with others. And seek synergies.

Looking for MOVE developers in Geneva  show on Slack
Paul-Olivier Dehaye
QR codes for MyData.org or personalized to your own URI  show on Slack
Paul-Olivier Dehaye

...printed on laptop sticker or embroidered onto TShirt/badge.