Reply to post: Data Collection is about control, not the value of the data

We've heard of data gravity – we're just not sure how to defy it yet

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Data Collection is about control, not the value of the data

When all your Internet Of Twattery devices have to send their data to the Cloud (aka 'Other Peoples Computers'), then it's not about latency or usefulness of the data, it's about the vendor of that device having control over you as an end user, locking you in to a subscription service model instead of allowing you to buy a stand-alone device outright.

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