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Not as much as you think! Data mining is a multi-billion dollar profit-making machine used by the data broker industry to make enormous profits off of your personal information! Corporations buy your personal data from the data brokers for pennies on the dollar to cater directly to your needs whether it is a medicine, car loan, mortgage for a new home, a marriage or divorce or an upcoming vacation. Data brokers know EVERYTHING about you, and they sell your private life based on how much you are worth to certain catered companies! – John Loeffler, Fountain City, Wisconsin, U.S.A.
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