Idka at MyData 2019

Idka at MyData 2019

It’s Time. On September 25-27, in Helsinki, Idka joined nearly 1000 like-minded people from 40 countries, for MyData 2019, to discuss a new “human-centered data economy”.  Startups, privacy professionals, government representatives, investors, journalists and...
Idka at the Nordic Privacy Arena 2019

Idka at the Nordic Privacy Arena 2019

Last week, Idka attended the Nordic Privacy Arena 2019 – the biggest data protection conference in the Nordics. With guests like the Swedish Minister of Digital Development, and the Global Privacy Counsel at Google, it was a must-see event. Idka was sponsoring...
Is Facebook a State?

Is Facebook a State?

Privacypodden Meets Göran Wågström How can Facebook be seen as a state? The founder and CEO of Idka, Göran Wågström, recently sat down for a chat with Didrik Värmon of Privacypodden, a Swedish podcast covering topics such as social media, technology, and integrity...
The Great Hack – A Look into the Scandal that Shook Democracy

The Great Hack – A Look into the Scandal that Shook Democracy

The global streaming giant Netflix recently released a documentary called The Great Hack. The film takes a hard look at the Cambridge Analytica scandal, unearthing how millions of Americans’ personal data was compromised and how they were manipulated online during the...
The FaceApp Incident: What We’ve Learned from the Backlash

The FaceApp Incident: What We’ve Learned from the Backlash

Could the latest viral app have taught us something valuable about how we think about privacy? Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ll have heard about FaceApp, a smartphone application that went viral for the second time in two years this summer. The clever...
Your Summer Data Exposure Sunscreen

Your Summer Data Exposure Sunscreen

Another summer, another season of massive data leaks. Facebook had an early lead when they revealed in late March that 600 million people’s data had been breached by the site. In April, they added another 540 million to that, revealing a second data leak. Just this...