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B.heard champions personal data empowerment as new HAT provider
Gallery 24th January 2017 Uncategorised Jonathan Holtby

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     24 Jan 2017, 1745hrs: In an MOU signed today, The HAT Foundation is pleased to announce that B.heard, the consumer champion platform that collects and actions public opinion, will become the latest organisation to start using HATs to give its customers transparency over the full information that companies have on
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A new data infrastructure for personal data exchanges
Gallery 24th January 2017 Uncategorised Irene Ng

Privacy could be unworkable. One of the paradoxes of a privacy-preserving data exchange is that users can be private to the point that the exchange is unworkable. The analogy goes like this: think of your HAT as a private cabin in the woods. You get your privacy, but if you do not have a way of
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HATDeX – A Review of the Year 2016
Gallery 13th January 2017 Uncategorised Jonathan Holtby

What a year this has been. Back in February, when the HAT project ended, and was passed from the 6 Universities to the HAT Foundation, we knew that translating 6 briefing papers, developing the tech and implementing the design principles into an actual ecosystem was going to be a challenge of huge proportions. 2016 was
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What do I do with my HAT?
Gallery 13th January 2017 Uncategorised Jonathan Holtby

So you’ve got your HAT, what do you do now? I thought I’ll pen a few notes to help you get started. First thing I did was to go to Rumpel, my private dashboard. On the top corner, you will see ‘New to Rumpel’. Click on it and it will give you an overview of
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The NextGen Digital Challenge Awards
Gallery 13th January 2017 Uncategorised Jonathan Holtby

As you may have seen from our delighted Social Media posts recently, HAT has received recent accolades in the form of the O2 NextGen Digital Challenge awards. The awards was accompanied by a fantastic evening in the company of the upcoming experts in the digital field. The categories for the evening including Digital Healthcare, Economic
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HATDeX Business Solutions
Gallery 13th January 2017 Uncategorised Jonathan Holtby

Organisations store and use a lot of personal data. This is necessary, because providing customers with services will inevitably result in the creation of the data. However, this comes with risks as well, because they would need to secure it and ensure it is private. These risks are not only costly, they also result in
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EPSRC Press Release
Gallery 13th January 2017 Uncategorised Jonathan Holtby

Revolutionary web browser lets you lead a smarter life when you get a HAT View the article on the EPSRC site here   RUMPEL, a ground-breaking hyperdata web browser that makes it simpler for people to access and use online data about themselves, is being rolled out to the public this month.   RUMPEL gives
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Beta Release of HATs, Rumpel and MarketSquare
Gallery 13th January 2017 Uncategorised Jonathan Holtby

We are pleased to release HATs with Rumpel™ and MarketSquare™ today for testing by the beta community. https://rumpel.hubofallthings.com https://marketsquare.hubofallthings.com If you have purchased an instant beta HAT, or signed up as a HAT beta user, you should have received an invitation code to sign up here https://marketsquare.hubofallthings.com/signup (click here to know why do you need
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HATDeX Economic and Revenue Model
Gallery 13th January 2017 Uncategorised Jonathan Holtby

HATDeX is tasked to manage and grow the HAT ecosystem. We are very clear that we must align our economic incentives with that of HAT users so that the more they benefit, the more we do. Since individuals benefit in ways that are also non financial (eg sharing things), we must also ensure that free
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Oh, what a launch night!
Gallery 13th January 2017 Uncategorised Jonathan Holtby

On the 16th of February the Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG) hosted a fantastic evening in The Shard, one of London’s most illustrious venues, to mark WMG’s handover of the HAT to the HAT Foundation and The HATDeX.   The night bagan with enjoyable Networking between the HAT team, those interested in the project and those
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