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Noteworthy Information
[Simple] Tim Berners-Lee to Remake the Digital World

Tim Berners-Lee wants to put people in control of their personal data. He has technology and a start-up pursuing that goal. Can he succeed?

[Advanced] Data trusts in Germany and under the GDPR

In this report Anouk Ruhaak describes alternative approaches to data governance, specifically data trusts.

[Simple] How to Hold Social Media Accountable for Undermining Democracy

The problem with social media isn’t just what users post — it’s what the platforms decide to do with that content. Far from being neutral, social media companies are constantly making decisions about which content to amplify, elevate, and suggest to other users. Given their business model, which promotes scale above all, they’ve often actively amplified extreme, divisive content — including dangerous conspiracy theories and misinformation. It’s time for regulators to step in.

[Intermediate] From Strategy to Practice – Data Intermediaries in the EU

Several members of the Privacy Icons Forum (PIF) participated at the session “From Strategy to Practice – Data Intermediaries in the EU” held during the MyData 2020 online Conference on December 11, 2020 and hosted by Zohar Efroni.


Questions Asked
[Advanced] AI Governance in Japan Ver. 1.0 (Interim Report)

The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), a government ministry in Japan, has released "AI Governance in Japan Ver. 1.0 (Interim Report)" for public comment. Since the issues addressed in the report are common global issues and require international collaboration, the ministry would like to receive a wide range of opinions not only from Japan but also from other countries.


Tools
Revue

Paying the privacy tax - read about building Revue who takes their readers’ privacy seriously.

Vaccine Diary

MIT Conference on Tuesday Jan 19th: Can a new vaccination card simplify the user vaccination journey and yet create a data-rich monitoring of the progress in vaccination? Google Slide deck


MyData Internals

Board and Steering Group

  • Jogi posted the following approved motion: MyData Global decided to Sign Memorandum of Understanding with Open and Agile Smart Cities (OASC) to become a strategic partner of OASC. Sarah Medjek and Paul Theyskens are responsible for this collaboration and contact persons towards OASC.
  • Jogi posted the following approved motion: MyData Global decided to join Data Sovereignty Now (DSN) and reciprocally grant Innopay (the host organisation of DSN) MyData Global membership free of charge. MyData operators thematic group is responsible for this collaboration and Antti ‘Jogi’ Poikola is the contact person towards DSN.
  • Sille put forward a motion to approve 7 new individual members

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