Fostering a Digital Marketplace that Respects User Privacy and Identity

The Information Trust Exchange Project — Editors, researchers, technologists, entrepreneurs and journalism advocates taking on the task of making a new market for digital information. Governed by a public-benefit consortium. Committed to respecting individual identity and privacy.

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GDPR and ITEGA

"Understanding GDPR" -- a Swiss tech company's founder and colleague explain Elie Auvray, the founder of Swiss technology company Jahia has co -authored with a colleague a set of narrative slides explaining their view of what publishers and other companies need to in...

A briefing about how the ITEGA ecosystem could work

Blockchain is a metaphor for doing things in a decentralized and distributed manner as much as possible. The approach we have supported for the news industry is one in which there is a shared service for authenticating users, and vendors who run within that shared...

Blockchain and ITEGA: Moving from Metaphor to Marketplace

If “blockchain” is largely a metaphor for such operating principles, then ITEGA at this stage is very consistent with the gestalt of the blockchain movement, once you get beyond the very abstract and application-unspecific technology of chains of data blocks that are...

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EXCERPT: "A working group convened by CPB has endorsed fixing this problem by creating a shared registration and sign-in system that would work across all public media platforms. Panelists said this universal identity management would improve the user experience and lay the groundwork for products and services that could build loyalty and boost financial support."
https://current.org/2018/04/planners-of-universal-sign-in-for-pubmedia-platforms-see-benefits-in-understanding-audience/

The GDPR section in big bold letters advises Zuckerberg to avoid saying Facebook already complies with the law, which it does not, and yet the bullet points do not include any confirmation on whether Facebook will expand GDPR protections to users worldwide, something the chief executive has been unclear about in the past week
https://www.theverge.com/2018/4/10/17222546/facebook-mark-zuckerberg-senate-hearing-notes-cambridge-analytica-privacy

THIS STORY SAYS FACEBOOK WILL BRING EUROPEAN-STYLE PRIVACY TO ITS ENTIRE PLATFORM BUT MY RECOLLECTION IS THAT ZUCKERBERG HAS ONLY SAID THAT THEY WOULD DO SOMETHING IN THE U.S. SIMILAR TO GDRP. THAT'S A DIFFERENT STATEMENT.
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/08/technology/a-tough-task-for-facebook-european-type-privacy-for-all.html

http://www.niemanlab.org/2018/04/jason-kint-here-are-5-ways-facebook-violates-consumer-expectations-to-maximize-its-profits/

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-ibm-blockchain/ibm-joins-group-building-a-blockchain-based-global-identity-network-idUSKCN1HC2LM

https://www.forbes.com/sites/rogeraitken/2018/04/05/ibm-blockchain-joins-sovrins-decentralized-digital-identity-network-to-stem-fraud/#68ef3c5015ed

DANIEL KAHN GILLMOR, A SENIOR STAFF TECHNOLOGIST AT THE AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION ARGUES: "Cambridge Analytica's failures and mistakes are inherent to Facebook's business model. We need to seriously challenge the social structures that encourage people to opt in to this kind of surveillance."
https://www.aclu.org/blog/privacy-technology/internet-privacy/facebook-tracking-me-even-though-im-not-facebook

HIGH LEVELS OF CONCERN ABOUT PRIVACY AND DATA USE SHOW UP REPEATEDLY IN SURVEYS BY THE PEW RESEARCH CENTER SINCE 2012, A REVIEW OF THE CENTER'S RESEARCH BY ITS DIRECTOR, LEE RAINIE, SHOWS. THIS STORY DETAILS.
http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2018/03/27/americans-complicated-feelings-about-social-media-in-an-era-of-privacy-concerns/