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What if the companies that profit from your data had to pay you?

Personal data is sold, bought and traded among companies all the time. But what if the companies profiting from your data had to pay you a share of that earning?

Cathy O’Neil on The Future, This Week

This week: a special edition with mathematician and data scientist Dr Cathy O’Neil.

We don’t own data like we own a car

People find data difficult to own – and things we don’t own, we tend not to protect.

Australia and the tough new EU privacy regulations

By choosing to deal with companies with better data protection policies, Australian consumers can create pressure for change in how personal data is handled across the board.

The Future, This Week 13 April 2018

This week: big ships, rockets vs. cars, fake videos, Zuck’s cushion, and climate change in other news.

The Future, This Week 29 March 2018

This week: a bumpy road ahead, missing out on AI glory, and long haul just got longer in other news.

Cambridge Analytica is not the real story

Facebook and its business model are the real issue in this saga.

The Future, This Week 23 March 2018

This week: Cambridge Analytica is not the real story, backchannel gig chats, and a fading giant.

Cambridge Analytica scandal is not a ‘breach’. It is Facebook’s business model in action

The Cambridge Analytica scandal is not a breach of Facebook but the very business model on which it’s built, and our democracy and privacy suffer.

The Future, This Week 16 March 2018

This week: fixing the web, the farmer wants a bot, and big gigs and solar in the rain in other news.


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