[development] WordPress 2.3 Spies On Users
gerhard at killesreiter.de
Tue Sep 25 18:55:34 UTC 2007
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Gerhard Killesreiter schrieb:
> Khalid Baheyeldin schrieb:
>> The drupal module in 5.x sends a subset of this (site name, URI, IIRC).
>> The new update module in 6.x supersedes that, but I am not up to date
>> on the details. It includes installed modules too.
>> I think the data is in the DB of drupal.org.
>> Is it a big deal if the that info is sent? The highest rated comments so far
>> downplay that it is an issue at all.
> I think the main issue (and a serious one) is that this is done without
> asking the user and without the possibility to switch it off without
> extra work. Drupal's phone home feature has always been "opt in".
Apparently, update.module in D6 is not opt-in. Bad decision.
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