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User data can be valuable for research or even for profit in ways that doesn't harm the users but I think it should be treated like this:

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_on_the_Non-Proliferat...

I guess collection, processing and stockpiling of user data should be regulated for the benefit of consumers, moderators and world peace.




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