Google Says It Doesn’t ‘Sell’ Your Data. Here’s How the Company Shares, Monetizes, and Exploits It.
Although big tech companies like Google keep the lights on by harvesting and monetizing your personal data, they can be quick to mince words and deny the strawman scenario of exchanging hard drives full of your data for a suitcase of money.
Google, the adtech oligarch, devourer of data, surveyor of souls, That Which Knows All That Is Known, has decided that it doesn’t sell data. So what is happening with all of that data, which Google says it’s not selling, but from which it makes tens of billions of dollars a year?