'People need to be paid for their personal data' says Jaron Lavier

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Web companies fixate too much on being 'market optimisers' and not enough on future financial models, says Microsoft 'scholar at large'

Picture credit: Jonathan Sprague Individuals' personal data needs to be monetised if web service business models are to be sustained, otherwise we risk coming against an industry-wide "brick wall",...

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