Fostering a Digital Marketplace that Respects User Privacy and Identity

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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...

Follow the new ITEGA page on Facebook

https://www.wsj.com/articles/how-europes-new-privacy-rules-favor-google-and-facebook-1524536324

“We don’t check what people say before they say it and, frankly, I don’t think society should want us to. Freedom means you don’t have to ask for permission first and that, by default, you can say what you want. And if you break our community standards or your break the law, then you’re going to face consequences afterwards.” – Mark Zuckerberg, in a Sept. 21, 2017, statement on ABC News. Accessed April 24, 2018 at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dAay3FrjbnE

The head of the social media giant will address how the company's next steps forward after revelations they sold 2016 election ads to buyers they later learn...

http://blogs.harvard.edu/vrm/2017/09/03/good-news-for-publishers-and-advertisers-fearing-the-gdpr/

DON MARTI: THE HACKER'S GIDE TO DOING GDPR RIGHT AND HELPING TRUSTED CONTENT SITES TO "WIN" OVER AD FRAUD

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/