Putting a price on our data won't make the platforms stop abusing our privacy

There are several proposals at the state and federal level to force the Big Tech platforms to disclose how much our data is worth to them -- with the hopes that this will curb their abuses of our privacy and even offer an income-stream that could benefit low-income users. Read the rest

Airlines try auctioning off seat upgrades at the gate

Because aviation isn't already a perfect model for class war, privilege and the market's ability to erode comfort, pleasure and humane treatment. Read the rest