During our most written assignment I spent a fair amount of time researching articles trying to figure out how much my personal data is worth. I mostly came across articles with figures cited by academic research studies, but those studies only gave a vague range of figures and wasn’t very specific. Different than those studies, however, was a website, Financial Times, that provides a short quiz to give the Internet user an idea of how much their personal data is worth. I have the link provided below:
It is interesting how certain answers over others are deemed more valuable. For example, if you have health issues or are expecting a child you are much more valuable to a company than if you are not.