Why Are Audacity Users Concerned About Telemetry and Is It Really a Privacy Risk?


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When open-source software projects are bought by profit-driven software publishers, it's never an easy ride. With the introduction of telemtry to digital audio workstation Audacity, recently, its new owners have discovered just how tenuous a grip on their audience they really have.

But what is all the fuss about? What is telemetry, anyway?

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