Stallman: Ubuntu Spyware: What to Do?
Posted Dec 7, 2012 22:56 UTC (Fri) by JoeBuck
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The auto-completion feature in Google or Bing search sends characters to Google or Bing as soon as you type them, but the user is fully aware that he/she is sending a query to a search engine. But Ubuntu sends the query to Amazon even when you thought that you were only searching your local computer, or that you were searching Ubuntu's package list for a program. At the very least, this should be opt-in, not opt-out.
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