LeWeb 2013: MyPermissions – Giving Devs And Users Privacy

Peter Judge has been involved with tech B2B publishing in the UK for many years, working at Ziff-Davis, ZDNet, IDG and Reed. His main interests are networking security, mobility and cloud

MyPermissions thinks there is a market in ensuring privacy – and Oliviear Amar told us why

Can users get better privacy? Market forces are pushing that way – and MyPermissions tells us it is leading the charge.

While Microsoft has a major marketing push designed to show it is a company people can trust with their data, start-ups are forming to exploit the trend. MyPermissions is one of those.

As its name implies, it focuses on application permissions. It wants users to know what apps are using their data, providing updates to let them know what is going on behind the scenes. In a world where people are increasingly critical of Facebook and Google over privacy, MyPermissions could be on to a winner.

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