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Rick Spencer rick.spencer at
Tue Jan 26 19:17:47 GMT 2010

On Tue, 2010-01-26 at 19:07 +0000, Alan Pope wrote:
> 2010/1/26 Rick Spencer <rick.spencer at>:
> > On Tue, 2010-01-26 at 09:26 +0000, Alan Pope wrote:
> >> Other than revenue data, what specific data about our users is going
> >> to be sent back from Yahoo/Google to Canonical?
> > This is a very good question. I assume that we will get some kind
> > anonymous usage data as part of the "Revenue" data, and I assume there
> > will be a breakdown by market. Other than that, I am trying to get
> > specifics atm. Since we don't have this implemented yet, no one can log
> > in and see what is the report yet :/
> >
> If you could find out before the announcement it might do well in
> calming some fears as this is likely to be one significant area of
> concern for our users - and our detractors.
Yeah, I am awaiting details now. I often forget that most folks don't
realize the extent to which their actions on the web are tracked and
monetized, so some specifics will be good in case someone asks.

Cheers, Rick

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