Tag Archives: big data

Using broadband to create a data trade

Proponents of connecting more people to the internet via a high-speed connection should consider the, “and …what else?” response from consumers who have not yet taken the broadband plunge. The violation of data privacy these consumers hear about may be … Continue reading

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Would more transparency on the part of data brokers be good for investors?

I came across an article in The Wall Street Journal about “device fingerprinting.” Device fingerprinting is information collected about a remote computing device for the purpose of identification. Data brokers use fingerprints can be used to fully or partially identify individual users or devices … Continue reading

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Are we being corralled?

One form of capital that is growing, at least organically, is human physical capital and the private information that comes along with it.  For the moment, I distinguish this from human capital in the form of knowledge and skills.  Our … Continue reading

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