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Amid Public Pressure Audacity Says It Will Not Collect Telemetry Data From Users

Monday May 17, 2021. 09:00 PM , from Slashdot
After its recent announcement about plans to add telemetry collection prompted backlash, popular audio editor Audacity has announced it won't go ahead with the plan to collect its users' data. BetaNews reports: Audacity's new owner, Muse Group, has bowed to pressure from users and privacy advocates, announcing that the planned telemetry collection will no longer be going ahead. The company is blaming 'communication mistakes' and public 'misunderstanding' for the negative response to its previous data collection announcement.

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