Ginny leads the Product R&D group, which prototypes, builds and zlaunches proofs-of-concept and tools that serve consumers. The team’s current portfolio models new ways for consumers to take control of their data and digital lives.
Blog posts by Ginny Fahs
Last week we introduced Permission Slip to the world. We were delighted to see coverage in the Washington Post, New York Post, Gizmodo, CNET, and of course Consumer Reports. Permission Slip broke into the top 50 free apps in Apple’s App Store and even trended on Hacker News. Today, we’re excited to share a
We just marked a significant milestone in the development of the Data Rights Protocol: the release of v0.9. This is the first stable version of the protocol, equipped with security and identity features that enable its deployment in production systems. For years, Consumer Reports has led the way in advocating for consumer data rights. Despite
Permission Slip has been nominated for two Webby Awards and we need your help voting! The Webby Awards In November, we announced the soft launch of Permission Slip on iOS. This is the app to help you take back control of your data. We’re already supporting over 10K users and have sent nearly 150K data requests to companies
Privacy is a right. This is a fact in many states, and it’s one of our fervent beliefs at Consumer Reports. But that doesn’t mean privacy is easy. Anyone who’s tried to make their digital life more private knows how much effort it requires. We create data in nearly every interaction we have with companies.