Few might have imagined the true prices of “knowledge for a service,” pushed largely by a monopolistic economic system for customers’ data, as highly effective web giants and platforms have melded into our every day lives.
The web’s ubiquity has led to societal cracks, from customers’ decrease vanity to impacting elections, whereas knowledge possession and privateness have been traded, usually haphazardly, for the sake of comfort.
Consequently, a motion of students, professionals and activists is exploring alternative routes to treatment the imbalance in energy by way of an information dividend – a mechanism whereby firms share earnings derived from using private knowledge straight with customers.
Is the information dividend a chance to restructure the digital economic system on extra equitable phrases, or merely a redesign of the present knowledge ecosystem?
In “My Information, My Cash: Information Dividends and the Digital Financial system” on Nov. 18, CoinDesk privateness reporter Ben Powers invitations leaders from The Information Dividend Venture, The Information Union and HACKYLAWYER to discover the choice methods to treatment the imbalance in energy by an information dividend or by different avenues.
Nov. 18, 2020 | 1:30 p.m. ET
Enoch Liang, CEO, The Information Dividend Venture
James Felton Keith, Founder & President, The Information Union
Ben Powers, Privateness Reporter, CoinDesk (Host)
Elizabeth Renieris, Founder & CEO of HACKYLAWYER