Question of the Week: Will a Personal Data Ecosystem Emerge?

“A personal data ecosystem will emerge, and it will come from start-ups and businesses interested in a middle road, not the extreme. I don’t think that advertisers really want our personal data, they want the characteristics about us. How do you get those characteristics about us- you need data stockers. We are saying to tracking companies why not work with us, the consumers, and get better data” – Mary Hodder, a veteran Silicon Valley technologist and founder of

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