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Re: If something is free, YOU are the product being sold

This is far too general. In some cases, it's simply not true. Plenty of software is released for free without expecting data or anything else of value. And, in many other cases, people pay for a product and have their data stolen regardless. To some extent, you could say that "If there are ads on it, you are the product", but that's not necessarily always the case either.

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