Regulating the internet giants: The world’s most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data

A NEW commodity spawns a lucrative, fast-growing industry, prompting antitrust regulators to step in to restrain those who control its flow. A century ago, the resource in question was oil. Now similar concerns are being raised by the giants that deal in data, the oil of the digital era.

Source: Regulating the internet giants: The world’s most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data | The Economist

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