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|  [http://reputation.com Reputation.com] † - Service for controlling one's reputation online
|  [http://reputation.com Reputation.com] † - Service for controlling one's reputation online
| [http://www.resolver.co.uk Resolver] - "helps you solve issues against over 1,500 key services for free"
|  [http://www.spotflux.com/ Spotflux] † malware, tracking, unwanted ad filtration through an encrypted tunnel
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|  [http://myvu.com/ Vū]  † User-driven personalized content delivery
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| [http://youstice.com Youstice] † "We help customers and retailers resolve shopping issues quickly and effectively"
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Revision as of 22:47, 3 July 2014

Here is a partial list of VRM development efforts. (See About VRM). Some are organizations, some are commercial entities, some are standing open source code development efforts.

AskForIt † - individual demand aggregation and advocacy
BePleez † - Intentcasting
Body Shop Bids † - intentcasting for auto body work bids based on uploaded photos
GetHuman † "Need to contact a company? Or have them call you? Get customer service faster and easier."
Have to Have † - "A single destination to store and share everything you want online"
Intently † - Intentcasting "shouts" for services
Nifti † - Intentcasting "puts" in the market at customer (or community-) -chosen prices
OffersByMe † - intentcasting for local offers
Pikaba † "Pikaba is Social Shopping Platform that captures consumer intent to purchase and connects them with the right local business."
PricePatrol † "monitors nearby stores for what you want at the price you want"
Prizzm †- Was a social CRM platform rewarding customers for telling businesses what they want, what they like, and what they have problems with. Now "demand based advertising."
RedBeacon † - intentcasting locally for home services
Thumbtack † - service for finding trustworthy local service providers
Trovi intentcasting; matching searchers and vendors in Portland, OR and Chandler, AZ†
Uber † Ride=ordering
Übokia † intentcasting from photos of desired things
WebOfNeeds - "A distributed marketplace driven by customer needs."
Zaarly † intentcasting to community - local so far in SF and NYC
AbineDo Not Track Me, DeleteMe, MaskMe PrivacyWatch: privacy-protecting browser extensions and services
AdBlock Plus Ad and tracking blocking.
Emmett † "An easy to install browser plugin that protects your privacy online"
Collusion Firefox add-on for viewing third parties tracking your movements
Disconnect.me † browser extentions to stop unwanted tracking, control data sharing
Ghostery † browser extension for tracking and controlling the trackers
GnuPG "encrypt and sign your data and communication"
Privacyfix † "One dashboard for your Facebook®, LinkedIn®, and Google® privacy. Blocks over 1200 trackers."
PrivacyScore † browser extensions and services to users and site builders for keeping track of trackers
Privowny † - "Your personal data coach. Protect your identity/privacy. Track what the Internet knows about you."
Wickr † "an iPhone encryption app any 3-year-old can use" and "secure communications that Leave No Trace"
Tails "a live system that aims to preserve your privacy and anonymity. It helps you to use the Internet anonymously and circumvent censorship almost anywhere you go and on any computer but leaving no trace unless you ask it to explicitly."
Tor and the Tor Browser Bundle "prevents somebody watching your Internet connection"
InfoGrid - graph database for personal networking applications
ProjectDanube - open source software for identity and personal data services
Confide † - "Messages disappear after they're read, ensuring all of your communication remains private, confidential and always off the record."
Gliph †- private, secure identity management and messaging for smartphones
Directly † - customer service Q&A site connecting to people who have worked in big companies and are willing to help when the company can’t or won't
PingUp (was Getabl) †- chat utility for customers to engage with merchants the instant customers are looking for something
OTR Off-the-Record Messaging "allows you to have private conversations over instant messaging"
TrustFabric † - service for managing relationships with sellers
PERSONAL INFORMATION MANAGEMENT (aka PIMs; Personal Clouds, Stores, Lockers and Vaults)
Camilstore Personal storage system. "Note that it's a 'storage system', not just a 'file system'."
ComplainApp † - An iOS/Android app to "submit complaints to businesses instantly - and find people with similar complaints"
Connect.Me † - peer-to-peer reputation, personal agent @respectconnect
CozyCloud † - personal cloud storage, service
DataBanker - lets individual consumers aggregate and understand their personal behavioral data, and sell that data to product designers, marketers, and social researchers
Geddup.com † - personal data and relationship management
Higgins - open source, personal data
LastPass † - a secure password vault and service
The Locker Project - open source, personal data
MyDigipass † Secure login. "The ultimate password app"
Mydex †- personal data stores and other services
MySocialCloud † - personal password management Acquired by Reputation.com on 23 July 2013
OneCub †- Le compte unique pour vos inscriptions en ligne (single account for online registration)
Oneexus † - "Always personal, private and safe. Keep your data with Onexus Cloud."
Paoga † - personal data, personal agent
percloud - "A free software, portable, personal alternative to centralized email, social networking and other Web services."
Personal.com † - personal data storage, personal agent
Personal Clouds - personal cloud wiki; has logo program for companies and products that meet the personal cloud principles
Pribook † a personal cloud network for "personal identity, vendor relationship management and personal network of things"
Privowny † - privacy company for protecting personal identities and for tracking use and abuse of those identities, building relationships
QIY † - independent infrastructure for managing personal data and relationships
The Trusted Cloud Company † Personal clouds. (In private beta, February 2014.)
Trov † "a private online digital locker for all the information about every thing you own"
Transaction Management
Dashlane † - simplified login and checkout
Trust-Based or -Providing Systems and Services
id3 - trust frameworks. Includes openPDS and Open Mustard Seed.
Respect Network † - VRM personal cloud network based on OAuth, XDI, KRL, unhosted, and other open standards, open source, and open data initiatives. Respect Network is the parent of Connect.Me. @respectnet @respectconnect @drummondreed
Trust.cc Personal social graph based fraud prevention, affiliated with Social Islands
belmewel-register.nl — the "Dutch YouMayCallMe registry" † "reverses the customer paradigm"
Casius † "Matching home owners with pre-screened & qualified local contractors"
citizenme † a personal identity management service
Cloudstore † personal clouds
Datacoup † a marketplace that translates personal data into a form of currency used for exchange on goods, offers or both
dotui.com † intelligent media solutions for retail and hospitality customers
Flamingo † Service company working toward leveling the playing field between service providers and customers
easyDNS † Customer driven managed DNS hosting, domain tools and registration with no lock-in
Edentiti Customer driven verification of identity
First Retail Inc. † commodity infrastructure for bi-directional marketplaces to enable the Personal RFP
Get Satisfaction † Forum software for customer feedback
Real Estate Cafe † money-saving services for DIY homebuyers & FSBOs
Hover.com Customer-driven domain management†
Hypothes.is - open source, peer review
mediagoblin - " a free software media publishing platform that anyone can run. You can think of it as a decentralized alternative to Flickr, YouTube, SoundCloud, etc."
Meeco † "...an easy way to manage your digital life and control your information, so you can decide who you want to share it with and be rewarded for being you!
MyWave † "MyWave CMR puts the customer in charge of their data and the experience."
Neustar "Cooperation through trusted connections" †
NewGov.us - GRM, Government Relationship Management
OwnYourInfo Personal information storing and sharing application †
Reputation.com † - Service for controlling one's reputation online
Resolver - "helps you solve issues against over 1,500 key services for free"
Spotflux † malware, tracking, unwanted ad filtration through an encrypted tunnel
SwitchBook † - personal search
Tangled Web † - mobile, P2P & PDS
The Banyan Project- community news co-ops owned by reader/members
TiddlyWiki - a reusable non-linear personal Web notebook
Ting † - customer-driven mobile virtual network operator (MVNO - a cell phone company)
Tucows † Parent of Ting and Hover
VirtualZero - Open food platform, supply chain transparency
WeMakeItSafer † - "Items I Own sends alerts when it's important to YOU"
† User-driven personalized content delivery
Youstice † "We help customers and retailers resolve shopping issues quickly and effectively"
EmanciPay - dev project for customer-driven payment choices
GRM: Government Relationship Management - subcategory of VRM
ListenLog - personal data logging
Personal RFP - crowdsourcing, standards
R-button - UI elements for relationship members
Freedom Box - personal server on free software and hardware
Indie Box - run open-source web applications on personal server in your home
Precipitat, WebBox - new architecture for decentralizing the Web, little server
Scanadu † - A scanner packed with sensors designed to read your vital signs and send them wirelessly to your smartphone
Standards, Frameworks, Code bases and Protocols
arkOS A personal cloud operating system.
CloudOS An operating system for personal clouds and PICOs (persistent compute objects).
CliqueSpace A system that models user and device interactions. See this SSRN paper.
cyanogenmod Replaces current Android install with one that doesn't narc you to Google
Datownia † - builds APIs from Excel spreadsheets held in Dropbox
Etherium - "a platform and a programming language that makes it possible for any developer to build and publish next-generation distributed applications."
FinTP - "the first open source application for financial transactions"
Digital Asset Grid S prototype for secure and accountable Intentcasting infrastructure, funded by SWIFT Innotribe.
Evented APIs - new standard for live web interactivity
KRL (Kinetic Rules Language) - personal event networks, personal rulesets, programming Live Web interactions @windley
Kynetx † - personal clouds, personal rule languages, etc. See @windley and this Github collection.
Oneswarm - privacy protecting peer-to-peer data sharing
http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/persona/ Mozilla Persona] - a privacy-protecting one-click email-based way to do single sign on at websites
Owncloud "provides universal access to your files via the web, your computer or your mobile devices — wherever you are."
percloud "personal cloud free software." Currently in fund raising. Explained here.
Tahrir — "aims to be a distributed, decentralized, scalable, and anonymous "workalike" for services like Twitter, Google Plus, and Facebook"
TAS3.eu — Trusted Architecture for Securely Shared Services - R&D toward a trusted architecture and set of adaptive security services for individuals
Telehash - standards, personal data protocols
Tent - open decentralized protocol for personal autonomy and social networking
The Mine! Project - personal data, personal agent
UMA - standards
webfinger - personal Web discovery, finger over HTTP
XDI - OASIS semantic data interchange standard
Analysts and Consultants
Ctrl-SHIFT † - analysts
Synergetics † - VRM for job markets
VRM Labs - Research
HealthURL - Medical
Customer Commons - "for liberated, powerful and respected customers"
Fing.org - VRM fostering organization in France
Information Sharing Workgroup at Kantara - legal agreements, trust frameworks
Midata Innovation Lab "Working to give consumers better access to the personal data that companies hold about them. @ Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS)."
Midata "Providing better information and protection for consumers. Organisation: Department for Business, Innovation & Skills"
Patient Privacy Rights - Patient privacy advocacy organization
Personal Data Ecosystem Consortium (PDEC) - industry collaborative
The Gov Lab - "The Governance Lab (the GovLab) brings together thinkers and doers who design, implement, and study technology enabled solutions that advance a collaborative, networked approach to reinvent institutions of governance."
IIW: Internet Identity Workshop - yearly unconference in Mountain View
VRM Hub - meeting in London

† Indicates companies. Others are organizations, development projects or both. Some development projects are affiliated with companies. (e.g. Telehash and The Locker Project with Singly, and KRL with Kynetx.)
A - creating standard
B - Using other standards
1 - EventedAPI