Is Gnome Spying On You? from The Linux Cast

The dirty word Telemetry. I would never opt-in, why would a desktop environment need to use it anyway.
Really!!!

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Thx for sharing @KoO . Sadly not a surprise.

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Im not sure I agree with his take on “spying”. Telemetry is telemetry and in the end, its data passed on with or without your consent.

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Anyways, those don t give a damn what we think.

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They do give a damn what we think; they constantly study us to see how better to manipulate.

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Everything (or almost) phones home, so if you are online, you are screwed, no matter what. :expressionless:

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It appears they’re being transparent, and the code is on github for anyone to inspect.

However, that name is straight up Orwell’s 1984.

What’s with the offer to self-identify by voluntarily downloading, installing and running the script. Next stop … Little Red Corvette plays in the background while they back door you via AnyDesk.

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Eff those mofos @altman! :wink:

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