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

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Re: Ubuntu will fail GDPR

GDPR covers any information which can be used to uniquely identify an individual. This includes MAC addresses, IP addresses however it also covers combinations of data which can be used to uniquely identify an individual. So while individual pieces of information pieces may not, the collection of all the data from the same source does provide away to identify an individual. As the data collection is going to continuous, then the additional data collection would further improve the ability to identify individuals.

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