It was an interview done speculatively, and I'm not aware of any active work in this space.
So I wouldn't exactly take his limited view as a yardstick by which to measure how much data they are collecting and for what purposes.
"You can't tell me what to fuckin' believe!"
Well I wish they would let that apply to other groups then.
It seems that more and more mathematicians are using a new, high level language named "research student".