@imacrea @jens i think they have the right to choose what they want to do on their site. that they use that right to say we will no longer send data of (tens?) of millions of people to Google every day is amazing to me.
using some kind of trackers to analyse what's happening on their own site and get insights to improve their product is not bad
our right is that we can decide whether or not that's fine for us and decide whether or not we want to visit a company/site that does that
@arjen @markosaric @jens I agree, what it says is that only one actor is tracking you. But in the end, does it sound so complicated to you to have the right not to be tracked that your sole point is to say "well if you're not happy go somewhere else". You know it's not that easy as Github is a closed space. If people are there it's not because of trust but because of network effect, come on.
1. If you want the benefit of that network effect, they need something in exchange to keep the network running, not?
On the Web you can never avoid site X keeping a registry of your visiting them.
What I hate is when I choose to depend on site X (my choice) then they share my info with site Y (not my choice).
If you use git as it's been designed, decentralised, it does not need any central site X in the first place.
Well, that's a little off to me. I understand giving them something in return for the network effect.
Money would be an option, though when it comes to FLOSS (from which they benefit), it's a bit cynical to ask for that. Or anything, really.
But with tracking data, they're not asking what they're taking. They're just taking, and you don't exactly know what it is.
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