Category Archives: GDS

What does a Citizen’s View of Government look like?

Rather than a “single Government Department” that does whatever it wishes, the alternative is to operate a citizen’s view of Government: a view which doesn’t assume the citizen has to learn how all of Government works – but for which, … Continue reading

Posted in choice and consent, communications data, database state, GDS, ID cards, medical confidentiality, open data, privacy, Transparency | Leave a comment

The Four Horsemen of our rights Apocalypse

Sam and I have been having a conversation, and this article (posted originally on disruptiveproactivity.com) was one of the results: The worst excesses of care.data’s mandate to collect and exploit your medical records are coming back, and the scheme’s descendants … Continue reading

Posted in choice and consent, communications data, database state, GDS, ID cards, identity, medical confidentiality, medical records, National Pupil Database, neo-feudalism, NO2ID, privacy, Transparency | Leave a comment

The ID scheme rides again… *sigh*

A copy of the comment I left on the slides to Cabinet Office / Government Digital Service’s recent ‘SPRINT 13’ conference, Workshop 2 on “Electoral Registration Transformation”: Please provide a human-readable transcript! The following is just gobbledegook, e.g. ‘5. Electoral … Continue reading

Posted in database state, GDS, ID cards | Leave a comment