Get paid to sell your personal data to companies with Handshake

By Shawn Knight
Sep 3, 2013
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  1. Unless explicitly stated otherwise, most companies make money by selling customer data. This can take place either by selling trends or surfing habits to interested parties or aggregating data into a bundle for marketing purposes. But now there’s a start-up...

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  2. spencer

    spencer TS Enthusiast Posts: 202   +22

    At least you can get paid for it... instead of having all your data stolen without your consent;I'd prefer it this way,although they can find some pretty crazy stuff from the type of statistics they gather from these types of research.
  3. davislane1

    davislane1 TS Evangelist Posts: 2,948   +1,627

    This business model sounds vaguely familiar, I just can't put my finger on it...
  4. Adhmuz

    Adhmuz TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,501   +429

    *** holes selling my data and getting rich off of it, enough is enough, I want to sell my own data and get paid for it. Even $1000 a year would be better than the current, uh, nothing? Either that or let it get stolen and get nothing.
    dennis777 likes this.
  5. treetops

    treetops TS Evangelist Posts: 1,842   +126

    Facebook wont let this happen they make to much money selling our data, did you know high schools sell your data?
  6. dennis777

    dennis777 TS Enthusiast Posts: 285   +33

    like he said.. $1000 to nothing. this is great :)
  7. Timonius

    Timonius TS Guru Posts: 599   +38

    Yet, 'Handshake' is just another middle man...

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