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
EU Funding for Innovative solutions to tackle Coronavirus outbreak  show on Slack
teemu.ropponen  

The European Commission is calling for startups and SMEs to apply urgently to the next round of funding from the European Innovation Council

Save our NHS  show on Slack
Wip  

What is your personal connection with your healthcare service & the professionals that work within it?

Data Stewards Network: A Call for Action  show on Slack
teemu.ropponen  

Toward building the data infrastructure and ecosystem we need to tackle pandemics and other dynamic societal and environmental threats.

The moment you realise the world has changed: re-thinking the EDPS Strategy  show on Slack
teemu.ropponen  

Covid-19 is a game changer. Thinking about the EDPS’ strategy for the next five years, we have to look again at our text.


Questions Asked
Can we nuance our mental model on DID control slightly?  show on Slack
pknowles  

The most important discussion regarding DIDs for everything is in full flow. If anyone has any firm thoughts on DID spec inclusion/exclusion of resource identifiers, speak now!


Tools
Data Transfer Project  show on Slack
Paul-Olivier Dehaye  

Fortunately there is something called the Data Transfer Project, through which individuals could agree large scale of repurposing of their data through GDPR portability. Oh wait! Unfortunately the code is v badly documented. Could it all just be PR?


MyData Internals

Board & Steering Group

Community

Corona-Data
Paul-Olivier Dehaye started the channel #coronadata with the following message: “hi friends. the science is starting to point to a solution to the coronavirus epidemic in europe. there are two ways to implement this solution: the mydata way or the surveillance way. i know which i chose. if you want to help you can join #coronadata to help out”
In this section the most important aspects from this very active channel are summarized.

Initiatives providing information & infrastructure

Fighting COVID-19 with Apps

Non-App related ways to fight COVID-19

Privacy & COVID-19


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

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