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How to set up an IOTA Sensor for Data Marketplace?

The new Data Marketplace API isn't released yet, this is due in December. This will probably just take some JSON sensor data so you might be able to set that up already. I expect that the first ...
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Why are microtransactions important or necessary?

Paying an annual or monthly bill requires a centralized accrual system, which often accrues billing fees. This is one potential example. Accruals and billing are made for humans to manage finances in ...
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How do I set up a datastream for sale?

The sensors currently on the network are from the participating companies. Public contribution will be available somewhere in December:
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Why are microtransactions important or necessary?

Paying an annual or monthly bill is only possible when: seller and buyer trust each other with the high annual amounts (buyer pays in advance but doesn't get data or seller sends data in advance but ...
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Data Marketplace Piracy

Short Answer: Nothing Long Answer: It is exactly the same with music and TV series. They also get re-uploaded illegally in the darknet. This problem is, however, unrelated to IOTA and as ben75 ...
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Add a Sensor for the IOTA Data Marketplace

You cant register or buy data at the moment. We have to wait a little longer for the full release. A similar question has already been asked. The new Data Marketplace API isn't released yet, this ...
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Is token volatility an issue for the data marketplace?

An alternative answer to this question is that IOTA's primary current vision is a machine to machine economy. The machine to machine economy may not have any need for conversion to FIAT, and will ...
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Is token volatility an issue for the data marketplace?

Even with small amounts of IOTA instant conversion to FIAT (or any other stable cryptocurrency) would be possible (e.g. you can sell single IOTAs on exchanges at the current price but you can only ...
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If part of a data stream does not confirm, is that data corrupted?

A datastream in secured by Masked Authenticated Messaging technology (aka MAM). It means that every message is encrypted and signed by the owner of the channel. The signature guarantee the data ...
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How will the data marketplace protect data privacy?

The data marketplace uses the Masked Authenticated Messaging IXI Module of IOTA. There are different Privacy & Encryption Modes in MAM which allow encrypted transfer of data. The decryption key ...
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What sensor could I use to contribute to the data marketplace when it goes live?

Dominik Schiener said in one of his latest tweets that they are currently "working with selected hardware providers". 8/ With all of this, we hope to launch a production ready marketplace in 2018,...
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Why are microtransactions important or necessary?

Another important point which isn't covered in the others answers: You don't have to pay directly a high amount or later a high amount. As a company it gives you the freedom and ability to work with ...
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Why are microtransactions important or necessary?

The IOTA Data market place is currently just a demo. That said you are actually paying for a subscription to a data stream, not just per request. By paying you get the "frequency" or secret key for ...
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What sensor could I use to contribute to the data marketplace when it goes live?

First of all you have to own the data and the data has to fulfill certain legal requirements. No real world payments or other real world financial consequences will result from this experiment. ...
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