Mar 09, 2017
We (politely) disagree:
1. Data is much more valuable than oil
2. Data is an unlimited commodity; it doesn't have limitations of a fossil fuel. There will be no "peak data."
3. A unit of oil occupies a given space, data can be copied at marginal cost with zero degradation. Much tougher to use as a bargaining chip if it can be everywhere, freely
Interesting article, though: