What is information worth?

Michael Lesk

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Information can provide enormous consumer value, but it might be impossible for a vendor to recover enough of it. The search for good business models for information services requires understanding the real economic benefits of information.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number5705601
Pages (from-to)88-90
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE Security and Privacy
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2011

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Law


  • consumer surplus
  • information value
  • pricing
  • privacy
  • security


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