Advocating for human-centric consent – MyData joins GovStack Initiative

Digital consent may be simultaneously the best understood and most misunderstood concept by both individuals and organisations. Many are unaware of the dangers in simplifying a series of complex decisions around personal data rights to an “Agree” button.  Behind the button, experts are grappling with a series of complex implementation challenges to address issues such...
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2022: Looking at the year ahead

As MyData Global saw in our reflection on 2021, the transformation towards a human-centric personal data economy is underway. This transformation is driven by two forces: first, the dominant unethical approaches to personal data are starting to show how unsustainable they really are. Secondly, and just as importantly, viable, profitable, and ethical alternatives are capitalising...
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Viivi Lähteenoja appointed as MyData Global Chair

The MyData Global Board confirmed Viivi Lähteenoja as Chair on 7 January 2022. The MyData Global Board for 2022-23 was also appointed (see list below).  Viivi Lähteenoja is a widely respected global leader on ethical approaches to personal data that empower individuals. As of June 2020, she has been working in government as a special...
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Event: Data Intermediaries Launchpad

The recording from the event is available here! Join the MyData Global Slack workspace to continue discussing on human-centric data sharing and beyond!   Date and time  19 January 2022 from 15.30 to 16.30 CET.  About Join this webinar to find out more about data intermediation service providers (coined by the EU’s Data Governance Act)...
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