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How the consumer data right could be as revolutionary as plumbing – and also make personal information safer and easier to share

- September 19, 2023 4 MIN READ

Back in 2017, The Economist published a headline that became a meme. It said data had become the new oil. By that it meant that the world’s biggest and most profitable companies no longer worked with oil, as they had throughout the 20th century, but with data. By 2022, three of the world’s five most… Read more »