Trying to escape the bubble
8th May 2019
One of the things I love most about the internet is the wide variety of information. Recently I've found that sites like Quora and Youtube are only showing me information about topics in which I've previously expressed an interest, but that's exactly the opposite of what I want to see. So I deleted all my preferences to see what would happen.
4th February 2019
Start The Week on Radio 4 this morning was on the subject of Surveillance Capitalism. It's not a term I was familiar with, but as they started discussing the subject I realised that I know what it is. Essentially it is how large corporations like Google and Facebook have industrialised our personal information, sometimes without our consent but definitely without our full understanding.
Fight for your right to data privacy - Part 2
17th August 2018
What happens when you exercise your rights under GDPR
Fight for your right to data privacy - Part 1
10th August 2018
Tracking down companies that hold our personal data
GDPR - where do we go from here?
25th May 2018
Data privacy is an ongoing process, not a one-off tickbox exercise
General Data Protection Regulation
15th November 2017
Are you ready for the new Data Protection laws which come into effect on 25 May 2018
1st June 2017
Many people don't realise the legal responsibilities of owning a website, or wrongly believe that because the internet is a new technology it is less policed than other industries.