Audacity Privacy Policy Is A Privacy Nightmare!

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3w Jul 6, 2021

Every since MuseGroup acquired Audacity they have taken every step possible to make Audacity a believed free software project into a shell of it's former selve, with the introduction of telemetry, then a CLA and now a privacy policy that justifies collecting any information they wish.

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Telemetry PR: https://github.com/audacity/audacity/pull/835
Telemetry Apology: https://github.com/audacity/audacity/discussions/889
Privacy Policy: https://www.audacityteam.org/about/desktop-privacy-notice/
WSM Group LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/wsm-group/about/
Muse Group LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/muse/about/
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Table of Contents

Timecode Title
0:00 Introduction
1:08 Crash Reporting
2:28 Legal Enforcement
4:06 Data Storage
5:42 Selling Data
6:53 13+ Rating
8:54 GPL Violation
10:30 Fork Audacity
11:45 Outro

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