popularity-contest spyware! :)

Colin Watson cjwatson at ubuntu.com
Tue Oct 18 19:43:40 UTC 2005

On Tue, Oct 18, 2005 at 03:31:38PM -0400, Jason Straight wrote:
> I was surprised to see this package while searching for POP daemons
> with synaptic. While it doesn't really bother me personally I am a
> little dismayed that such a package would be installed by default w/o
> users knowing. This is borderline spyware as a standard install.

It isn't, because it's configured not to do anything unless you
explicitly ask it to do so. It would of course be a bug if it were
configured to send information by default.

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson at ubuntu.com]

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