Freckle (FRKL.V) wants to protect the world from digital identity theft

There’s big money in sharing your data. This is probably all greek to my parent’s generation—the idea that we should be able to control and monetize our data—but it’s not that much of a stretch to consider a world where we can theoretically charge large corporations for the right to license the use of our data. We’re not there yet. There are significant social and technological hurdles to overcome before we can get to the point where we have economic and power parity with the big tech companies engaging in widespread identity theft and using our data against us, but there are some companies busy making strides.