How does all of that snooping benefit BIG-tech, their alliances, and the authorities? Below are a few ways it can and/or does.
Pilfering (idea theft)
3rd-party information sales
Mockery (taunting adversaries)
Why is BIG-tech allowed to track and collect so much public data; use it as it pleases, with little government regulation? Peep out this article provided on Lifewire titled “Google Sees Everything You Do.” “Google hit by antitrust probe from 50 attorneys general.” [NAAG]
Interesting article: “Google says it accidentally sent some users’ private videos to strangers.” Additionally, “Alphabet reports Q4 2019 revenue of $46.07 billion, $15B/year YouTube ad revenue” Source: 9to5Google