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Re: UK’s upper House urges privacy kitemark for online platforms | TechCrunch

From: Peter Schoo <peter.schoo@gmx.de>
Date: Sat, 23 Apr 2016 08:05:30 +0200
To: David Singer <singer@mac.com>, "public-privacy (W3C mailing list)" <public-privacy@w3.org>
Message-ID: <571B10AA.90105@gmx.de>
FYI such kind of kitemark plus required regulations exists for privacy


Am 22.04.16 um 19:56 schrieb David Singer:
> "A report into the market power of large online platforms such as Google, Facebook, Amazon and Airbnb has concluded that more needs to be done to bolster consumer trust in tech giants’ handling of their data.
> The review was carried out by the UK’s upper House of Parliament responding to a European Commission public consultation on “the regulatory environment for platforms, online intermediaries, data and cloud computing and the collaborative economy” aimed at furthering the latter’s digital single market strategy.
> Among the report’s recommendations is a suggestion that a privacy standards kitemark be developed to badge best practice by web giants on data protection and transparency in order to further consumer trust and create an impetus for these businesses to compete on consumer rights and user privacy — rather than, as is the current suspicion, by attempting to outmaneuver each other via ever more comprehensive data-mining of users."
> more at 
> http://techcrunch.com/2016/04/20/uks-upper-house-urges-privacy-kitemark-for-online-platforms/
> Dave Singer
> singer@mac.com

Peter Schoo, peter.schoo@gmx.de
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