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Why you should get paid for your data - Jennifer Zhu Scott


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The world's most valuable tech companies profit from the personal data you generate. So why aren't you getting paid for it? In this eye-opening talk, entrepreneur and technologist Jennifer Zhu Scott makes the case for private data ownership and shows how this growing movement could put power (and cash) back into the hands of people.

The legal concept of ownership is when you can possess, use, gift, pass on, destroy or trade it or sell your asset at a price accepted by you. How does this apply to your data?

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