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
Knowing What Google Knows About You Is Just Not Enough...

Sofia from Numbers team (http://numbersprotocol.io) shared an article by CEO @Tammy Yang. And @Goeran Waogstroem added an article from the NY Times about 'A Brief History of How Your Privacy Was Stolen'.

Empty Uber cabs driving pollution and congestion

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

MyData Business Challenge

Develop a business concept for leading MyData company connecting data-based services with user permissions.

The Ethics of Personal Data: Human Rights, Agency Costs, Protection Rackets, and Privacy Wrongs

A gaping ethical dilemma at the very heart of the data protection ecosystem practically guarantees widespread privacy wrongs.

Making the most of your session - Tips & Tricks

Sille has put together some tips & tricks that you can use in the preparation of your sessions for MyData 2019 conference.

MyData in Finland's Government Agenda

The official english translation of the Finland's Government Agenda with several mentions of MyData has been published.

Solid chat and comments

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

IGF2020 will be in Poland

The Internet Governance Forum next year will be in Poland.

Interview with Rob van Kranenburg

Rob van Kranenburg is the founder of the Internet of Things Council and he confirmed to come to the MyData2019 conference.


Questions Asked
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!


MyData Internals

Early bird tickets for MyData2019 will only be available until this Sunday, June 16th - so you better be quick! In the meantime also the official MyData2019 Programme Launch took place on Monday, June 10th. Find the programme here: https://mydata2019.org/programme/

The MyData Japan hub reports about being now officially incorporated and there will be soon a new thematic group about a Portability Governance Consortium led by Sarah Medjek (@Sarah). Also a new channel was created by @Joesp Aliagas where startups from all over the world and following MyData principles can introduce themselves and share their ideas and projects. Of course this channel will now also be monitored here. And Sille & Viivi are going to Japan - looking forward to your stories!


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

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