Get paid to sell your personal data to companies with Handshake

Shawn Knight

TechSpot Staff
Staff member
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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spencer

TS Addict
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.
 
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davislane1

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

Adhmuz

TechSpot Paladin
*** 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.
 
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treetops

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

dennis777

TS Enthusiast
*** 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.
like he said.. $1000 to nothing. this is great :)