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Companies Get Rich Off Our Data. Shouldn't We Charge Them For It?

May 6, 2013

"Whenever Amazon uses our customer history to make a sale or whenever OkCupid matches a couple based on our dating history, we should get a cut -- a "nanopayment." As Google Translate gets smarter while we translate rap lyrics from Maltese to Latin, shouldn't we get something? Perhaps -- let's just wait for Google Translate to earn Google some money first." Washington Post 05/03/13

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