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Google claims not paying UK tax helps fundamental human rights

Fascinating response  from Eric and Sergei to the ‘Persecution of Google’  in a ‘leaked’ letter to EU privacy authorities. I repeat some interesting quotes from the letter: “If you think Google’s privacy policy has any bearing on privacy you’re barking up the wrong tree” “Google lives in the real world – not in the world of […]

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The Personal Cloud Network joining Personal Data Stores

If there is anyone in business who still needs to be convinced that there is a significant shift in the control and management of Personal Information from insecure organisational data silos to Personal Data Stores managed and controlled by the individual then have a look at Respect Network and the fast growing community of companies […]

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Know thyself – The Economist

Original article in The Economist which you can read here. One of the concerns that individuals and organisations raise is included in the article. There is a risk that if data lockers prove as useful as the start-ups claim, it could encourage bigger cloud-storage firms such as Google and Dropbox to barge in and grab […]

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Death, taxes and childbirth

“Death, taxes and childbirth! There’s never any convenient time for any of them.” Margaret Mitchell – Gone With the Wind, 1936 Having recently lost my father bought into sharp focus the inconvenience of the attending bureaucracy required and reconfirmed our passion to address the unnecessary time, costs and inconvenience of the current paper-based process for […]

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Conference Season – Autumn 2011

It started for me with a fascinating lunch hosted by the Information Technologists’ Company on HQS Wellington. As always, an impressive keynote speaker in Professor Richard Susskind OBE but you’ll have to ask David Blunkett about his concerns regarding Home Office confidentiality –I thought you were supposed to kiss a lot of frogs, not let […]

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Violent Agreement Breaks Out at IoS Forum

Serge Ravet, CEO of EIfEL, prefaced the Eifel Learning Forum with the inaugural Internet of Subjects Forum to an international audience in London yesterday.  The plenary presentations were made by Sampo Kellomaki, Chief Architect at Symlabs, Graham Sadd, Founder & CEO of PAOGA (read interview) and Paul Trevithick - Founder of Higgins Project and CEO of Azigo. Sampo, […]

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