information broker
n. A person who sells information, particularly corporate data gathered via research or corporate espionage.

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"[The] potential commercial value of information that is stolen could be as much as $ 300 billion...The trend has given rise to an entire industry of 'information brokers' and other consultants who specialize in tapping corporate secrets—by means both legal and illegal."
—William J. Holstein, "Corporate spy wars," U.S. News and World Report

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