NewCo Shift
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NewCo Shift

Whose Data, Which Commons, What Tragedy?

Facebook may dominate the news, but it’s only a symptom of a far larger trend.

Before, and after?

“The companies are tracking your race, education level, TV habits, marital status, net worth. They’re collecting what you post on social media, whether you’re behind on your bills, what you order online. Then they feed this information into complicated computer algorithms that spit out predictions about how much your health care could cost them.”

The Tragedy of the Commons

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John Battelle

A Founder of The Recount, NewCo, Federated Media, sovrn Holdings, Web 2 Summit, Wired, Industry Standard; writer on Media, Technology, Culture, Business