Brokers like Schwab allow users to opt-in to securities lending. This means your shares are available to borrow by short sellers, for this, you are paid interest. You do not miss out on dividends. All the big ETFs already lend out their shares for an additional income stream, and I’d like to do so too. You can pay me for the pleasure of being wrong.
This has been mentioned a few times in different topics. The last time it was addressed specifically, it was merged into a nonsense discussion on morality and goodness, which really belongs on a philosphy board, not a finance one.