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As consumers, we are increasingly surrounded by connected devices that are meant to ‘help’ with every aspect of our lives. This so-called Internet of Things will include 20.8 billion devices by 2020, all collecting and collating data constantly.
Yet if we want consumers to be willing participants it is absolutely vital that they trust the services that businesses are offering them. It follows that the way that data is gathered, stored, brokered and used should be open, transparent and apparent to users so that everyone understands the value-exchange that is on the table.
Here Chris Riley, head of public policy at Mozilla discusses the implications of an IoT future and the principals of a healthy internet.
MEF’s recent Consumer Trust Summit in San Francisco saw mobile privacy experts and regulators from the US and Europe gather to discuss the issues of privacy and security in mobile. Over the coming weeks we will be sharing a series of podcasts and in-depth analysis on the issues discussed. Here Simon Bates, Policy & Initiatives Advisor for MEF shares an overview of the day – plus interviews with some of the day’s many speakers, including Infinite Convergence, Mozilla, AVG and KPMG.
Mark Surman from Mozilla Foundation shares thoughts on why mobile encryption isn’t a luxury but a necessity, and an essential cornerstone of a healthy internet.
Today, the Internet is one of our most important global public resources. It’s open, free and essential to our daily lives. It’s where we chat, play, bank and shop. It’s also where we create, learn and organize.
All of this is made possible by a set of core principles. Like the belief that individual security and privacy on the Internet is fundamental.
At the inaugural European Consumer Trust Summit recently held in London, industry experts, regulators and startups gathered to discuss the issues surrounding consumer trust in mobile and how best to build trust in the mobile platform.
MEFTV spoke with Chris Riley, head of Public Policy at Mozilla, a member of the MEF Consumer Trust Working Group, about the day’s discussions, and his thoughts on the state of consumer trust in mobile across the ecosystem now and in the future. Mozilla has just launched a content blocker app for Safari users on IOS9, Focus, that allows them to manage their data use by blocking categories of trackers such as those used for ads, analytics and social media like Facebook.
The lowering cost of smartphones and cheaper data plans is fuelling the growth of mobile first markets – where the mobile device is the primary and often the only way…