The strong growing rate of data and devices predicts over 20 billion connected devices by 2020. re:publica Dublin offered room for open discussion about the Internet of Things. The talk "Trust me! The need for security and transparency in innovation age" raised questions like: What makes a service or device trustworthy? How can we ensure, that personal data is secured and handled in responsible way?
Personal Data Receipt
“Within the IoT world, privacy in general is a right to decide on your own terms, whether to share information or not”, Angelo Capossele of Digital Catapult explains. The IoT data technologist is working on the project "Personal Data Receipt". It helps consumers to understand the use of personal data. It also supports business organisations to follow the “General Data Protection Regulation”.
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