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Defining a privacy respectful business model for digital engagement

Fostering Trust

Only a conscious commitment to empower customers can halt the current downward spiral of trust in digital engagement.

Backed by a commitment to build a product or service development culture that respects privacy built on security.

Advocating Privacy

Digital privacy is needed for a free digital society

Privacy will not become ubiquitous until it becomes a commercial asset

The first freedom should be from location tracking. No other data gives such deep insight to who you are



Innovating Co-location

Unlocking location value for citizens & places, whilst sustaining location privacy, is achieved through the insight that it’s the co-location of people that is important, not their location

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Smart Cities

The strategic challenge is to maximise the revenue opportunity for the local economy 



Fostering digital engagement in places keeps the data value local and maximises return on investment to the city.



Call us about our 5G localised digital economy project

Our Blog

Redefining Trust in Digital Engagement
Krowdthink has spent a long time researching and thinking about how to build a business that is fundamentally trustworthy when delivering a digital service. This blogsumm... (read more)
A Philosophical View of Digital Society
We often get asked by investors, why don’t you take the easy option, you have a solid idea for localised digital engagement, just get the data, sell it and make us ... (read more)
Privacy Settings are a Privacy Failure
The EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) being written into statute this month explicitly calls for those storing or operating on personal data to follow the 7 pr... (read more)
Wi-Fi Location Privacy as a Commercial Asset
The Big Data mentality that pervades almost all Internet deployment technologies, services and apps, tends to think of location data as the diamond in the Big Data treasu... (read more)
Privacy as a Commercial Asset
Lets start by making a fundamental statement of belief – The current state of the Internet with regards to the commercialisation of our data and every online intera... (read more)
Facebook, Social Networks and the Need for RIPA Authorisatio...
Originally posted on Blog Now:
Increasi... (read more)
The Connection between Trust and Privacy in Social Networkin...
At Krowdthink we have spent a long time trying to determine the answer to this question. The answer is that no-one should really trust any online service completely becau... (read more)
The Dirty Little Secret of Event Apps
No one uses them. Ok not quite true. But no-one has cracked the code of regularly getting more than 50% of event attendees to download and populate their apps for use ove... (read more)
Why pseudonymity is important for the Krowd
When we are in a crowd, most people around us are strangers, in effect they are anonymous to us in terms of their name and who they are. Yet we already know things about ... (read more)
Delete should mean Delete!
The reasonably tech savvy amongst us have learnt that on our PC delete does not mean delete, it means the file is in the trash and is not deleted until the trash is empti... (read more)

Our Tweets

RT @southwestcsc: The Cerber ransomware; cybercriminals abusing cloud services. https://t.co/2wOx6TQanl https://t.co/b7pr91H3QU
@AnalysisDelaney if you follow me or @theprivacyadv you'll get notified when we start planning the next event and do the call for speakers
Good summary of needs for digital identity management privacy by @chyppings https://t.co/7gaagpaFds
War vs #adblock blockers https://t.co/tIREHkgmMZ @NiemanLab imho ads are OK its the tracking/profiling they do that is not @alexanderhanff
. @AnalysisDelaney in @HuffingtonPost #GDPR as part of a digital revolution https://t.co/jAUIibUzq5 see our event https://t.co/d9SDYeMPM3
https://t.co/3vEDmKcJDh what it takes do be a tech #entrepreneur
US Gov weighs in on Irish case vs Facebook on US Data xfer https://t.co/eW4ZLTzdqy which @maxschrems highlights
. @techreview discusses challenges of child #privacy, wonder why uninformed children are treated differently to uninformed adults!
RT @mydata2016: Geoff Revill @krowdthink is determined that, to get privacy, we need new business models for funding the Internet. https://…
RT @soci: Oliver Stone links Pokémon Go to totalitarianism during privacy debate https://t.co/dZbMy1GYsE via @nuzzel thanks @krowdthink
@StephenBalkam I read https://t.co/X2QdpOv00F & thought you might be interested in https://t.co/tMvv1TuYMi we are redefining digital trust
#pokemongo faces privacy lawsuit in Germany if they don't massively improve their privacy terms https://t.co/wWjanNZZVf
. @guardiantech talks about how @TheOliverStone sees #PokemonGO as "surveillance capitalism" and he's so right https://t.co/7HmnclXNrk
25K security cameras hacked & used for #DDoSattack https://t.co/xzyteN4SsG 245M cameras in world, how many open to #IoT attack?
But @ARMEmbedded @fergie_arm is Open Trust Protocol ready to scale to the levels required by #IoT & support device to device conversations?
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