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If I knew data would be the new gold I would have built myself an empire, says a Fin24 user who was shocked to get a R25 000 bill from Vodacom. She writes:

I got home only to open up a Vodacom bill of R25 000. Mini heart attack alert! So the price of data is much more valuable than gold? In a strange way it makes sense in this technologically advanced era.

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