Signals from Mainstream Information Outlets on Digital Self-Sovereignty, Digital Rights and Digital Identity
We continue our research on Digital Self-Sovereignty, Digital Rights, and Digital Identity, which is an area of research concerned with the security of personal data, transactional or otherwise, and the individual’s right to ownership of their personal data.
In the last few months, a signal-to-noise ratio has emerged on this topic, where previously there was none (short of a few thought leaders and think tanks dedicated to the topic). What are some of the faulty assumptions, interesting insights, and irrational exuberance which have taken hold in the “framing and naming” of this nascent topic?
Or, as OODA CEO Matt Devost frames this recent coverage of the topic from mainstream media outlets: “It is an early exploration of how property rights and ownership will work in digital economies and the metaverse with a layer of irrational enthusiasm, speculative gambling, and desire to be part of a community applied on top in the current iteration. There is something real here that has yet to be fully realized and a lot of abstraction distraction today.”
Let’s sort out the hype, the good ideas, and the just plain ridiculous as a function of our research on the topic.
To continue reading please consider joining as either a subscriber or full member to support our continued research and analysis. For more on the benefits of membership see below.
Want more insight? Log in for the full report
Already a member? Sign in to your account.
Become an OODA Expert Member to:
- Access all site content including market research, threat assessments and in depth research on the future of technology and global risks
- Participate in our monthly members-only meetings with OODA network experts for discussion on disruptive technologies, geo-political issues, and security trends
- Steer our research team comprised of subject-matter experts and analysts to cover to topics of interest to you
- Access our special secure member only forum and chat system for direct dialog with peers on sensitive topics
- Get discounted attendance and early invitations to events including OODAcon
- Receive our OODA Weekly Research Report
For more details on membership benefits see our member’s guide
Here is what some of our members have been saying:
OODA Loop provides actionable intelligence, analysis, and insight on global security, technology, and business issues. Our members are global leaders, technologists, and intelligence and security professionals looking to inform their decision making process to understand and navigate global risks and opportunities.
Members get all site content plus additional Member benefits such as participation in our Monthly meetings, exclusive OODA Unlocked Discounts, discounted training and conference attendance, job opportunities, our Weekly Research Report, and other great benefits. Join Here.
Explore OODA Research and Analysis
Use OODA Loop to improve your decision making in any competitive endeavor. Explore OODA Loop
The greatest determinant of your success will be the quality of your decisions. We examine frameworks for understanding and reducing risk while enabling opportunities. Topics include Black Swans, Gray Rhinos, Foresight, Strategy, Stratigames, Business Intelligence and Intelligent Enterprises. Leadership in the modern age is also a key topic in this domain. Explore Decision Intelligence
We track the rapidly changing world of technology with a focus on what leaders need to know to improve decision-making. The future of tech is being created now and we provide insights that enable optimized action based on the future of tech. We provide deep insights into Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Cloud Computing, Quantum Computing, Security Technology, Space Technology. Explore Disruptive/Exponential Tech
Security and Resiliency
Security and resiliency topics include geopolitical and cyber risk, cyber conflict, cyber diplomacy, cybersecurity, nation state conflict, non-nation state conflict, global health, international crime, supply chain and terrorism. Explore Security and Resiliency
The OODA community includes a broad group of decision-makers, analysts, entrepreneurs, government leaders and tech creators. Interact with and learn from your peers via online monthly meetings, OODA Salons, the OODAcast, in-person conferences and an online forum. For the most sensitive discussions interact with executive leaders via a closed Wickr channel. The community also has access to a member only video library. Explore The OODA Community