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firefox-esr: reports opt-out from telemetry reporting to Mozilla
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Firefox ESR supports collecting telemetry data, and by default uploads such data to Mozilla (see T281).

At related Mozilla bugreport is mentioned that opt-out from participation in telemetry reporting is itself reported to Mozilla:

First and most importantly: The first checkbox ("Allow Firefox to send technical and interaction data to Mozilla") controls Telemetry data sending. When you uncheck that box, it turns off datareporting.healthreport.uploadEnabled, which means we won't send Telemetry (except one "deletion" ping so we can disregard previously-submitted data, if any: With that, you're done. Nothing else needs to be changed. We aren't getting data from you any more.
All users are shown the Data Privacy Policy on first start and have an opportunity to turn off the preference before we send > Telemetry. All users have the ability to uncheck that box.

Firefox ESR should not report to Mozilla those users not wanting to report to Mozilla!!

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Possibly this issue is bogus: When _switching_ from on to off it makes sense to make one final "leak" to request deletion of previously collected "leaks".

Only if Mozilla is pinged when telemetry is initially turned off is this a privacy issue.

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jonas.smedegaard renamed this task from purebrowser - reports opt-out from telemetry reporting to Mozilla to firefox-esr: reports opt-out from telemetry reporting to Mozilla.May 28 2021, 01:02
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