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The rise of the information economy threatens traditional companies

6 mins | Apr 2, 2018
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A new economic theory posits that data is superseding price as the more efficient economic information capsule, and this could threaten the very existence of traditional companies. Does this mean that governments should be considering radical measures such as a ‘data tax’ on the information giants to stimulate real competition? John Thornhill writing in the Financial Times in April 2018 explores further.
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