Cathy O'Neil at says she has evidence that betting on people could be in the works; data broker Acxiom is letting people see their warehoused data and another attempt at creating 'stocks' for celebrity athletes and such.

"I can’t think of any set-up more exhilarating to the community of hedge fund assholes than a huge, new open market – containing profit potentials for every single citizen of earth – where you get to make money when someone goes to the wrong college, or when someone enters into an unfortunate marriage and needs a divorce, or when someone gets predictably sick. An orgy in the exact center of tech and finance."

Short your kids, go long your neighbor: betting on people is coming soon by Cathy O'Neil,