Should we own our personal data? | Markets and Morality | Ep.5

As the internet becomes an ever more intrinsic part of our lives, there is growing concern about how much information we give away every day and some people argue we should have more ownership over our data – but is it something we own and, if so, can we choose to sell it?

In this episode of Markets & Morality, IEA Head of Public Affairs Emma Revell speaks to Head of Regulatory Affairs Victoria Hewson and tech journalist and Daily Telegraph columnist Andrew Orlowski and asks “Should we own our personal data?”

As part of the discussion, Emma asked Andrew and Victoria to recommend further reading: The Pull Request newsletter by Antonio Garcia Martinez, author of ‘Chaos Monkeys: Inside the Silicon Valley Money Machine’ Andrew Orlowski’s latest column in the Telegraph –…