Marketplace Tech

with Ben Johnson

Marketplace Tech for Monday, July 7, 2014

First up, Ryan Calo, Associate Law Professor at the University of Washington and an affiliate scholar at the Stanford Center for Internet and Society, talks about why companies like Facebook should be thinking about the ethics of information and consumer research. Plus, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, has added the first downloadable app to its collection. Bjork's Biophilia, which the singer released in 2011 along with an album of the same name, costs 13-dollars from the iTunes app store. That's pretty pricey for an app, but a bargain for museum-quality art. So when is an app considered art?

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Marketplace Tech®, hosted by Ben Brock Johnson, tackles the business behind the technology that’s obsessing us and changing our lives. With the listener in mind, this weekday segment examines everything from video games and robots to consumer protection and space travel.