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'Scrapers' Dig Deep For Data On The Web

12/12/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

The market for personal data about Internet users is booming, and in the vanguard is the practice of "scraping." Firms offer to harvest online conversations and collect personal details from social-networking sites, résumé sites and online forums where people might discuss their lives.

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