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GDPR One Year Later, Part 3

https://media.blubrry.com/podcast_markets_for_good/p/digitalimpact.io/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/GDPR-retro-ep-3_FINAL.mp3 Digital Impact 4Q4 Podcast: GDPR One Year Later, Part 3 SUBSCRIBE TO THIS PODCAST ON iTUNES. 00:00 CHRIS DELATORRE: This is Digital impact. I’m Chris Delatorre. HEATHER NOELLE ROBINSON: And I’m Heather Noelle Robinson. CHRIS DELATORRE: And this is the third and final part of our special miniseries on…

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Data Review Boards: Facebook, Data Governance, and Trusts in Practice

This piece was originally published on Medium. This past weekend, years of advocacy and reporting from Carole Cadwalladr, Paul-Olivier Dehaye, and Max Schrems finally got its due on the front pages of the New York Times, the Guardian, and then, well, everywhere else. Without going into the minutiae, Cambridge Analytica,…

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Location Privacy: How Protected Are We?

https://media.blubrry.com/podcast_markets_for_good/p/digitalimpact.io/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/4Q4-Feb-10_mixdown.mp3 Digital Impact 4Q4: Jeffrey Warren on Geolocation Privacy SUBSCRIBE TO THIS PODCAST ON iTUNES. 00:00 CHRIS DELATORRE: This is Digital Impact 4Q4, I’m Chris Delatorre. Today’s four questions are for Jeffrey Warren, Co-founder of Public Lab, a nonprofit network of citizen scientists dedicated to creating awareness and accountabili...

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GDPR One Year Later, Part 2

https://media.blubrry.com/podcast_markets_for_good/p/digitalimpact.io/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/GDPR-retro-ep-2_mixdown-FINAL.mp3 Digital Impact 4Q4 Podcast: GDPR One Year Later, Part 2 SUBSCRIBE TO THIS PODCAST ON iTUNES. 00:00 CHRIS DELATORRE: This is Digital impact. I’m Chris Delatorre. HEATHER NOELLE ROBINSON: And I’m Heather Noelle Robinson. CHRIS DELATORRE: This is the second part of a special miniseries on the European General…

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Strava, Contracts, and Our Data Stockholm Syndrome

In the last few days, there has been a lot of hand wringing after Strava, a run tracking app, published a global heat map of its users’ exercise paths. As it turns out, in many of the world’s most dangerous locations, the only people using social exercise tracking apps are…

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GDPR One Year Later, Part 1

https://media.blubrry.com/podcast_markets_for_good/p/digitalimpact.io/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/GDPR-Retro-Ep-1_Final.mp3 Digital Impact 4Q4 Podcast: GDPR One Year Later, Part 1 SUBSCRIBE TO THIS PODCAST ON iTUNES. 00:00 CHRIS DELATORRE: This is Digital impact. I’m Chris Delatorre. HEATHER NOELLE ROBINSON: And I’m Heather Noelle Robinson. CHRIS DELATORRE: And we’re bringing you a special miniseries on the GDPR. One year after…

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Privacy, Ethics, and Data Access: A Case Study of the Fragile Families Challenge

This blog post summarizes a paper describing the privacy and ethics process by which we organized the Fragile Families Challenge. The paper will appear in a special issue of the journal Socius. Academic researchers, companies, and governments holding data face a fundamental tension between risk to respondents and benefits to…

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The Nonprofit’s Guide to Managing Health Data

Data has been called “the new oil” as private companies discover its value for generating business insights and driving profits. Likewise, the nonprofit and civil society sector — including healthcare organizations — is increasingly using data-driven insights to design better interventions and programs. Unfortunately, the unethical and unsafe use of…

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Closing Civic Space in the Digital Age

Civic spaces are closing around the world. Digital data and infrastructure are playing an increasing role in this trend, as they reshape the foundation and boundaries of civic spaces, and create new digital dependencies and vulnerabilities for nonprofits, foundations, activists, journalists, and others agents of civil society. Digital Impact hosted…

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Data Labs: Improving Access to Government Data

The Data Labs project led by New Philanthropy Capital and the Governance Lab aims to make government administrative data more transparent, so that nonprofits can better understand the impact of their services on beneficiaries. Governments collect and store massive amounts of data about a wide range of issues. Nonprofits often…

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