Panicked, I reached out to hoarding experts, who often refer to any kind of obsessive digital collecting as “infomania.”
infomania, they say, is more subtly crippling than physical hoarding.
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