For some time now I've been saying to corporate audiences in my keynotes that in under 5 years we will not be reading ads - robots will. As promised, in one 8-minute take I put forward my [...]
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Last night I watched the Mark Zuckerberg testimony - it was a long 5 hours and ended sometime after midnight here in London Zuckerberg was asked by one Senator if he would be happy to provide [...]
From my own research, few firms are ready for the launch of GDPR on May 25. You can't wait until the date, as the legislation has been in effect for 2 years so there is no grace period.
Many in the EU (and globally) are grappling with what do to about the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which comes into force on May 25th. At conferences, and on this blog, I speak [...]
Facebook continues their PR blitz to recover from the dramatic fallout from the Cambridge Analytics revelations from a few weeks ago. Facebook COO Cheryl Sandberg hinted that Facebook may have a [...]
Facebook is providing GDPR privacy controls to all – could start a seismic shift in consumer data control
With the news that Facebook plans to offer GDPR compliant privacy tools for all users, regardless of their location, this puts on notice all organisations to rethink their GDPR plans to offer the [...]
What is a fair value exchange for your personal data? £10, £100, a John Lewis Voucher, a free meal, free WiFi or something else. Ordinary consumers with no real grasp of the “backstage” [...]
This year, three pieces of critical regulation come into place. For some firms, they are seeing these changes as a giant hassle. For others, they are seeing this as a huge opportunity and a pivot [...]
News today that the UK Government is set to regulate the use of bitcoin to reduce the impact of money laundering means that this new technology is firmly in the news, along with the rapid rise to [...]
True innovation beats regulation any day. I am concerned though that for large organisations they only innovate because they have been regulated to do so - the best example being GDPR and the [...]