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 * Chromium - phones home in various ways, e.g. DebianBug:792580, [[https://lwn.net/Articles/648392/|binary blob downloads]], [[https://www.chromium.org/developers/design-documents/site-engagement|site engagement profiles]], [[https://blog.cryptographyengineering.com/2018/09/23/why-im-leaving-chrome/|Google login tied-in with the browser]]

Privacy issues in Debian packages

Phone home

Data sharing

  • remmina - shares the clipboard with remote hosts over RDP by default
  • pidgin - shares typing notifications with remote peers by default

Bug reports

Issue categories

  • logging & verbose logging

  • homephoning without user consent
    • cleartext
    • TLS
  • featurebug: when a bug is also a feature
  • privacy defaults
    • optin
    • optout
  • traceability
  • no deletion of config files when uninstalling a package