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Building privacy, security and trust in digital engagement
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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

@StJohnDeakins @WiredUK @alexanderhanff @PDTNetwork @PrivacyMatters got an answer...#blockchain uses hashes immune to post quantum reversal
@StJohnDeakins @WiredUK maybe the question has been asked & answered but I have not seen it yet @alexanderhanff @PDTNetwork @PrivacyMatters
@StJohnDeakins @WiredUK the need to plan encryption updates is not new, but yet to see how for #blockchain! How to recrypt distributed data?
@Traffic_M6 traffic at standstill j12 to j13. Possible accident ahead
& Hype, def in hype cycle atm. I await day someone can tell me how a 10 year old distributed blockchain can have i… https://t.co/lFJiYbAB7j
Check out my privacy personality! (Yes, I see the irony.) https://t.co/d1rtLux6bd
Facebook categorises you in 52,000 ways! listen to this https://t.co/WYMQ37GF9W & allows things like ethnic exclusion in advertising!
Simple & good summary of how the individual is at the centre of the new #GDPR by Irish Data Protection Commissioner https://t.co/sg2jJuYO3z
Succinct update on the ePrivacy regulation to replace the 'cookie law' https://t.co/WQrCJx8obE
This is how the #IoT will be harnessed for terror, spying, crime & fraud if we don't secure the device sensors https://t.co/bchmtKVaLk
So much for #transparency of our UK gov. Where's the oversight? https://t.co/9EALSFAW4G
RT @ajcpk63: Journalists in UK could be jailed for reporting the facts. This @OpenRightsGroup petition needs many more signatures https://t…
RT @PernilleT: This is the most viewed story on The Telegraph this year: How to permanently delete your Facebook account https://t.co/WakBg…
So our privacy used to protect their revenues https://t.co/k3SYQUqksN
RT @jimkillock: If @theresa_may wants to stop @Snowden-style @gchq leaks then stop mass surveillance, target suspects not citizens https:/…
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