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Commissioner Ann Cavoukian Publishes Privacy and Personal Data Ecosystem Paper

TORONTO, ON, October 31, 2012 – Personal information – the new “oil” of the Internet – largely resides with organizations – removed from the individual’s sphere of control. The boundless potential of the Personal Data Ecosystem (PDE) is to place control of one’s personal information into the hands of the individual. The PDE is truly a game changer, and will move privacy well beyond laws, regulations and best practices, to create a privacy-protective relationship between individuals and organizations, says Dr. Ann Cavoukian, Ontario’s Information and Privacy Commissioner. Read more

Respect Network Founding Partners Collaborate with SWIFT Innotribe on Digital Asset Grid

SIBOS, Osaka, Japan —October 29, 2012— At the Sibos international banking conference today, the Founding Partners of the Respect Network announced their collaboration with Innotribe, the innovation initiative of SWIFT, to develop the prototype infrastructure and first applications for the Digital Asset Grid, the new platform being proposed by SWIFT for secure peer-to-peer data sharing between trusted people, businesses, and devices. Read more

Respect Network Announces Mydex and Disconnect as Founding Partners

SIBOS, Osaka, Japan —October 29, 2012— At the SIBOS international banking conference today, Respect Network, the world’s first open network for the trusted exchange of personal data, announced that Mydex has joined as an Ecosystem Partner and Disconnect as a Development Partner. These partners were announced in conjunction with the company’s appointment of Gary Rowe to CEO of Respect Network. Read more

Respect Network Announces New Development and Verification Partners

San Francisco, California—October 10, 2012—Respect Network, the world’s first open network for the trusted exchange of personal data, today announced that Allfiled and OwnYourInfo have joined as Development Partners, and Edentiti has joined as a Verification Partner. Each of these companies offers new technologies or services that empower individuals to control the sharing of their personal information online. Read more

Ctrl-Shift Publishes Personal Data Market Timeline

London —  3 October 2012 — Market analyst and advisory company Ctrl-Shift has published an online timeline charting the evolution of the personal data market over the next five years. The timeline maps out thekey events and predictions Ctrl-Shift foresees from now until 2017 looking through the lenses of: social and cultural changes; corporate commercial activity; entrepreneurial activity; technology; and legislation, regulation, policies, protocols and standards. It will be a ‘living’ resource; projections will be updated on a regular basis.

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