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In the digital world today, we leave clues about our lives all over the place. This is why there is a big business in “data integration.” Acxiom, for example, maintains billions of records on hundreds of millions of individuals, with up to a thousand “identity elements” per individual. These are built of data from all the following and more:
- Telephone directories
- Fishing, hunting, boating, and pilot licenses
- Property file and assessor records for more than 100 million ...