I “like” you, but I hate your apps – Part 3: Controls and a look at the market

Happy Data Privacy Day! Or if you are in the EU – Happy Data Protection Day!
In my last post I talked about the desires of all the parties involved in this new style of relationship, one in which, not only you and I are involved, but also your apps. …

Wishing you a happy, healthy, user-managed new year

Thanks to Domenico Catalano (@DomCat) for putting together this lovely and geeky holiday message! And thanks to all the UMAnitarians for their contributions of passion, business problem-solving, and technical know-how to the User-Managed Access work.

People and online services: leaving value on the table

The recent Google-Facebook flap demonstrates that the hottest battleground for users’ control of the data they pump into these online services is the sites’ Terms of Service. Why? Because when you’re not a paying customer, you’re not in a hugel…

UMA meeting co-located with IIW and other news

Thanks to Phil and Kaliya and the gang, I’m happy to say we’re holding an UMA face-to-face meeting at the Computer History Museum on the Monday just prior to IIW XI (pronounced “yewksie”?).
This follows close on the heels of a face-to-face in P…