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Re: DataExplorer homepage spies on its viewers

From: Winfried Brügmann
Subject: Re: DataExplorer homepage spies on its viewers
Date: Sun, 25 Apr 2021 10:02:21 +0200
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Thank you for hinting this. I have updated the web pages to eliminate

with kind regards, Winfried

On 24.04.21 12:08, Bruno Haible wrote:
> Hi,
> On the DataExplorer homepage
> there is a button with the text "PayPal - The safer, easier way
> to pay online!". This is an advertisement, which is not allowed on Savannah
> [1]. Worse: Next to it, in the JavaScript code of the page, there is
>     <img alt="" border="0" 
> src=""; width="1" 
> height="1">
> These means that each time a user visits this page, an HTTPS request is
> made to That is, your page lets PayPal spy on all of
> its viewers.
> To me, that is unacceptable and not compatible with the ethics of a
> community.
> Bruno
> [1]

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