Wednesday , December 2 2020
Home / FT Alphaville / Global gosbankification risk is now at orange

Global gosbankification risk is now at orange

“If it’s free, you’re the product” has become the adage of our digital times. There is, as we are learning, always some iota of risk in giving something of yourself away for free.In the best-case scenario, your data will be harvested in line with your personal sharing preferences and used to advertise products and content to you that you actually want and benefit from. That’s positive sum progress.In the worst-case scenario your personal data will be harvested without permission and potentially used against you, whether that’s for the purposes of sending you political propaganda when you are most susceptible, inferior products you don’t really want to use or for the purposes of getting you to behave in ways that benefit others. That’s not progress, it’s a form of

FT Alphaville considers the following as important:

This could be interesting, too:

Menzie Chinn writes “Trifecta”

Menzie Chinn writes Business Cycle Indicators as of December 1st

José De Gregorio writes Memo on strengthening the role of the International Monetary Fund to enhance global resilience to crises

ocanuto writes The two sides of capital flows to Brazil

“If it’s free, you’re the product” has become the adage of our digital...

FT Alphaville
FT Alphaville is a free daily news and commentary service giving finance professionals the information they need, when they need it. In a world where market professionals are inundated with information there is a pressing need to edit and filter, and hopefully sow a few ideas along the way. That’s where the FT Alphaville team comes in.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *