Data Broker Watch |

Data Brokers Watch

Tracking and mapping the data broker ecosystem

We curate the largest publicly available database of data brokers and make it available to the wider research community. The full dataset currently includes up to 60+ data points on ... services distributed across the globe.

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Why Data Brokers?

Data Brokers

are companies which collect personal data from various sources and then license this data to other organizations, typically without the knowledge or consent of the individuals involved.


are a key enabler of the growing loss of privacy, rampant surveillance capitalism, micro-targeting and misinformation and the addictive nature of digital experiences.

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