Sydney Business Insights

Tag: Privacy

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?

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.

The Future, This Week 08 June 2018

This week: face recognition for a noble cause, the capability to find you in a crowd and DNA predictions.

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 23 March 2018

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

Gig platforms’ claims over worker chat groups: fraught territory indeed

Could an employer or platform claim copyright in a chat group? We’d first have to accept that conversations in a chat group are protected by copyright.

Classy Facebook

Facebook patents an algorithm that determines social status: your class is its business.

The Future, This Week 02 February 2018

This week: break-in-news, I spy with my data eye, and fashion out of fashion.

The Future, This Week 01 September 2017

This week: privacy (what privacy?), mind control games, and boring innovation.


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