Opt-Out Tracking is an Awful Idea honeypot.net/post/opt-out-trac

Someone invented a new standardized way to opt out of telemetry for command line applications. This is a horrid idea.
The existence of the setting establishes "tracking is OK!" as the default, and makes opting out the responsibility of the end user. With this in place, if a company collects the names of all the files in my home directory, it's my fault for not tweaking some random setting [...]


@tek more importantly of they collect the _contents_ of those files it will be your fault too. Can't wait for the great SSH key leak of 2023.

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