Mark Brown reports:
Google, Three and MasterCard are among 26 companies that have signed up to a government initiative called “midata“, which is aimed at giving UK citizens access to the personal information kept by corporations.
The take-away mantra is that “data should be released back to consumers,” and organisations will hand over your key information in a portable, electronic format — called “personal data inventories” (PDIs). They’ll be released in 2012.
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