nothing about us without us – or ‘good news on data sharing’

It is good news that since I blogged on data sharing, we (Martin Lewis and I) have had a very constructive reply from the industry group, SCOR … and the Treasury Select Committee have announced they will run an inquiry into credit searches.

Personal data increasingly has an economic value, but consumers should have some ownership of how that is used and a right to know it is not abused. As the disability movement argues, ‘nothing about us, without us’.

 

is our data. It is about us and we need to know that it is

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