OnePlus stops covert user data collection

OnePlus прекращает тайный сбор данных о пользователях The other day we wrote that the Chinese company OnePlus collects information about its own customers, but from now on owners of OnePlus smartphones will be warned about the collection of information. Any of them may refuse this. OnePlus immediately rushed to explain that this data is required by the manufacturer in order to provide improved support for all users after the sale. From now on, the company promises not to continue unauthorized collection of information. At the official OnePlus forum, Carl Pay, co-founder of the firm, made a statement regarding this. He said that data is not available to third parties. According to him, at any time, users can unsubscribe from the transfer of \You just need to go to: Settings -\u003e Advanced -\u003e Take part in the program to improve the quality of software. The company’s plans include the official termination of the uncoordinated collection without the consent of smartphone users. Also, all OxygenOS-based OnePlus devices will ask users for permission to participate in the software quality improvement program. The setup wizard will issue a warning that some information from the device is being collected by the program. He will propose an agreement explaining the conditions as well as the reasons for collecting the data. Karl Pay assures that no more data will be collected on Wi-Fi connections, MAC addresses and gadget numbers.

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