News

2019

AdWeek (2/15/19) – A California Plan to Make Big Tech Pay People for Data Raises Eyebrows

Mobile Industry Eye (2/8/19) – Digi.me partners with UBDI to enable consumers to monetise their own data 

BBC (2/1/19) – Meet the data guardians taking on the tech giants (featuring digi.me)

Daily Mail (1/31/19) – Facebook and Google are profiting off your data, now you can too: Firm launches ‘ethical’ data sharing platform so users can sell their own information to companies for money

TechNewsWorld (1/31/19) – Apple Banishes Facebook Data Reaper From iPhones

USA Today (1/30/19) – Merged Messenger, WhatsApp and Instagram messages will be more private: Facebook

Washington Business Journal (1/30/19) – Your data has value. This local startup wants to share it with you.

MarketWatch (1/30/19) – UBDI launches ethical data monetization program for consumers (press release)

AdWeek (1/30/19) – Facebook Shuts Down iOS Version of Data-Sucking VPN After Damning Report

Washington Examiner (1/18/19) – Senators push bill to guard Americans’ data after Facebook, Equifax scandals

AdWeek (1/17/19) – Privacy advocates urge FTC reform, call for new legislation

Miami Herald (McClatchy) (1/11/19) – Legislators, some of them bewildered, may do little on tech issues this year

Payments Source (1/2/19) – 5 security threats to watch in 2019 (#5 a higher price for privacy)

2018

American Banker (12/21/18) – Can WhatsApp coin fix Facebook’s payment trajectory?

Washington Examiner (12/14/18) – Facebook’s photo-exposing bug may heighten congressional scrutiny

Law360 News (LexisNexis) (12/13/18) – Blockchain threatens to smash tax system into pieces (subscription)

The Street (12/11/18) – Sundar Pichai’s testimony exposed ‘Google’s Achilles Heel,’ experts say

Bloomberg Radio (12/11/18) – Interview on Google hearings with Kevin Cirilli

Barron’s (12/10/18) – Google’s long-awaited congressional hearing is almost here

Daily Mirror (12/5/18) – Save your job and wipe your filthy social media posts with this new app

Adweek (11/25/18) – Consumers are coming for their data – and some companies are giving them control

Galvanize TV (11/1/18) – Founder Hour with Shane Green (video)

The Wall Street Journal (MarketWatch) (10/9/18) – American’s data is worth billions – and you soon might be able to get a cut of it (reprinted in WSJ on 10/29).

The Verge (10/1/18) – The Facebook hack could be Europe’s first big online privacy battle

The Parallax (9/10/18) – Remember Stasi spying to understand the GDPR

The Wall Street Journal (China) (9/6/18) – Facebook and Twitter Congressional hearings

Barron’s (9/5/18) – 4 Takeaways from Facebook and Twitter’s make-nice Congressional hearings

CNN (9/5/18) – Interview with Shane Green on Quest Means Business (video)

MarTech (Marketing Technology Insights) (8/30/18) – Digi.me launches “iTunes of personal data”

Fast Company (8/28/18) – Digi.me wants to put you back in charge of your personal data

The Verge (7/20/18) – Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Twitter partner for ambitious new data project

2017

TechCrunch (8/17/17) – Digi.me and Personal merge to put you in control of the nascent ‘personal data ecosystem’

IAPP Daily Dashboard (8/17/17) – Personal data management companies announce merger

Technical.ly (8/17/17) – DC data company Personal merges with UK-based digi.me

Fortune (8/17/17) – Term Sheet – Thursday, August 17 

Tech.EU (8/17/17) – Digi.me and Personal merge to create single data control service

Washington Business Journal (8/17/17) – This District data privacy company has merged into digi.me

KNOW Identity Conference (5/17/17) – The Personal Data Economy (video)