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Telecom Firms Mine For Gold in Big Data Despite Privacy Concerns


Security camera, London

A security camera overlooks a man as he walks down a street in London November 2, 2006.

Credit: Reuters/Luke MacGregor

Last year's revelations over the U.S. tapping of phone and internet data gave telecoms firms pause for thought over whether they should sell their "big data" for gain, but the commercial potential could prove irresistible.

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