Technology Data privacy and the price of free: What tech giants won’t tell you Updated : December 26, 2019 06:34 AM IST Our data belongs to us; but the powers that control data – monopolistic, mostly unregulated corporations – mine it to know more about us. If companies like Facebook are mining the most intimate details of our interactions and transactions and selling our data to marketeers, then there has to be some checks and balances. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.