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It's their data. They can do whatever they want with it.



Yes. But they also can't prevent others from doing what they want with it, within the law of course (ie fair use).

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It's every bit as arguable that it's data generated by the commons, which they merely aggregate and circulate.

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"It's my business, I can refuse to hire blacks if I want to."

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Haha that's a bit of a stretch! If it's their own internal data and they want to monetize it in this way, the market will decide whether the price they set is worthy of the product being sold.

While I might disagree with the usefulness/pricing of their data considering widely available alternative sources it isn't exactly on par with maligning someone's civil rights :D

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I fail to see the connection.

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