any company or Web site that gathers information from various sources, esp. about goods for potential customers; also, a company that gathers information about consumers and markets it to other companies while preserving consumer privacy
Infomediaries broker data to customers.
information + intermediary
[in-fuh-mur-shuh l, -foh-] /ˌɪn fəˈmɜr ʃəl, -foʊ-/ noun, Radio and Television. 1. a long commercial that informs or instructs, especially in an original and entertaining manner: an infomercial on making Christmas decorations using the sponsor’s brand of glue. /ˌɪnfəˈmɜːʃəl/ noun 1. a short film, usually for television, which advertises a product or service in an […]
noun a person who seeks information or entertainment on the ‘information superhighway’ Usage Note computing slang
[in-f-oh-pruh-nur, ‐noo r, ‐nyoo r] /ˌɪnˌf oʊ prəˈnɜr, ‐ˈnʊər, ‐ˈnyʊər/ noun 1. a person whose business is gathering, processing, and providing to advertising, marketing, and other firms. noun an entrepreneur or provider in information technology or online communications Usage Note computing slang
/ˌɪnfəʊprəˈnɜːrɪəl/ adjective 1. of or relating to the manufacture or sales of electronic office or factory equipment designed to distribute information: an infopreneurial industry