Author Topic: "USER-TRACKING Firefox sparks Mozilla civil war"  (Read 1283 times)

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"USER-TRACKING Firefox sparks Mozilla civil war"
« on: February 08, 2012, 02:23:46 PM »
just found: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/02/07/mozilla_telemetry_controversy/

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Mozilla coders are arguing among themselves about the open-source outfit's Metrics Data Ping project, which was designed to monitor Firefox usage metrics. Several coders in the Mozilla camp have expressed concern about how some developers are proposing the project should collect data from users of the browser.

what's still safe ???  ;D

the conversation is there:
http://groups.google.com/group/mozilla.dev.planning/browse_thread/thread/eaae24bd14c0728c/dce1cad9a8c9e273?show_docid=dce1cad9a8c9e273&pli=1

technical infos here:
https://wiki.mozilla.org/MetricsDataPing
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=718066
« Last Edit: February 08, 2012, 02:30:14 PM by logos »