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[bug#28004] Chromium 66 + status update

From: Leo Famulari
Subject: [bug#28004] Chromium 66 + status update
Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2018 13:02:29 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.9.5 (2018-04-13)

On Tue, Apr 24, 2018 at 09:30:23PM +0200, Marius Bakke wrote:
> The reason I don't think it's a blocking issue, is because Chromium is
> a massive project and I cannot guarantee that it will never "call
> home".  So while I am intent on fixing the issue, especially since it's
> easy to test (chromium --user-data-dir=/tmp/foo), it's just one of many
> "call home" scenarios/antifeatures.  And if you enable extensions or log
> in all bets are off.  Even Inox, which goes great lengths to de-google
> it, admits that they can't guarantee privacy.

I'd also like to point out that we cannot and should not try to
guarantee privacy.

Privacy from whom? For whom?

Of course we want to offer a system that is reasonably private, but if
we use words like "guarantee", we are setting an impossible and
undefined goal for ourselves.

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