A Lockean case for the ownership of personal data 

An interesting idea from Craig Lambert’s Shadow Work loc 3116 which deserves to be explored in greater depth:

As noted earlier, philosopher John Locke argued that labor creates property; taking his view, if your shadow work made some information, it is your possession. In fact, who owns your data—your informational body—may some day be as contentious an issue as the ownership of petroleum, water, or any other natural resource.

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