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Ubuntu wants to slurp PCs' vital statistics – even location – with new desktop installs

Dan 55 Silver badge

You've not heard of browser fingerprinting by looking at a whole set of variables not too dissimilar to what Canonical want?

If it's not opt-in then they could get into trouble.

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