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“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 [...]
Now, don’t misunderstand me – I am not advocating Antisocial Networks. I have nothing against Social Networks used sensibly for sharing stuff BUT, like everyone else, I also have private and personal stuff, important to me, that I want to share quickly and conveniently with specific people and organisations. Similarly, as a business, I want [...]
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 [...]
"The Cost of Cyber Crime" report reveals that whilst government and the citizen are affected by rising levels of cyber crime, at an estimated £2.2bn and £3.1bn cost respectively, business bears the lion’s share of the cost. The report indicates that, at a total estimated cost of £21bn, over three-quarters of the economic impact of [...]
I had not heard of Truth-Out until Matt pointed me at this article. Nothing to Hide: The False Tradeoff Between Privacy and Security by: Daniel J. Solove, Yale University Press | Book Excerpt I have often questioned the tangled semantics and interpretations surrounding Identity, Persona, Security, and, as Daniel Solove explains, Privacy. He explains how [...]
Kelly Fiveash reports in The Register that "Facebook and other social networks [Google] could be used by British citizens to sign into public services online." These two US companies have openly declared their ambition to 'own' all the data and personal information that passes through them – and, unless I am mistaken, that means that it [...]
Information Commissioner, Christopher Graham, supported by Lord McNally, Minister of State at the Ministry of Justice are right to recognise the urgency of this issue but 'understanding the law and your rights' alone is not sufficient if unenforceable. According to research by Privacy International and Virtual Identity and Privacy Research Center, Switzerland, the Personal Information of a European [...]
Good day at the Business Cloud Summit 2010 yesterday participating on the panel analysing the rights and wrongs of the NHS IT strategy and potential of Cloud Computing given current economic conditions. Barry Evans, John Cruickshank, Graham Sadd and Gary Flood provide 'A Cloudy Health Check' As 'Business' is in the title I was not surprised [...]
The Government published a White Paper this week Equity and excellence: Liberating the NHS promising a 'Choice and Information Revolution' for patients. This is a great start to adopting the principles of TRM (Trusted Relationship Management) throughout government, central and local, enabling citizens access and input into their personal information BUT the concerns about privacy [...]
- PAOGA, IdAssurance and midata June 13, 2013
- Google claims not paying UK tax helps fundamental human rights February 19, 2013
- The Personal Cloud Network joining Personal Data Stores February 6, 2013
- Know thyself – The Economist January 2, 2013
- Master Chef November 29, 2012
- David and Google-iath July 30, 2009
- Market Research Conclusions September 29, 2009
- Health, Wealth and Happiness September 20, 2006
- VRM and Green Energy October 19, 2009
- London Times Obituary of the late Mr. Common Sense: January 26, 2009
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- Robin Wilton: Well put, Graham. I made the same points to Scott ...
- Graham Sadd: The simple answer is NO! but 'opting out' will c...
- Plan-Net: After the scandals exposed by ITV and the BBC, eve...