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We should all worry about corporate control of data

The Next Web: “The information age has delivered innumerable wonders to us and continues to churn out astonishing innovations on a daily basis. The only reason that contemporary society enjoys such awesome technology and progress these days is that we can gleam so much insight from our data, particularly when we combine disparate datasets together and comb through them with analytics technology. More and more often, we’re seeing corporations begin to exploit this process, seizing as much control as possible over the data of everyday people. We should be seriously worried about corporate control of data, especially if we’re concerned about our individual privacy and human rights. Here’s why you should reconsider letting Apple, Microsoft, and other tech behemoths have free reign over your personal data…”

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