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gnome-initial-setup - includes plugin needing privacy-leaking service Pocket
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Package gnome-initial-setup includes a plugin for the web service Pocket, which leaks private information.

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mak added a comment.Apr 2 2018, 10:43

While according to Mozilla the source code will be published, and according to news websites the code was in fact published on, I can't find the backend code anywhere at all.
So the service indeed is non-free at the moment.

mak closed this task as Resolved.Apr 5 2018, 15:16

This is resolved in gnome-initial-setup >= 3.28.0-2pureos3

jonas.smedegaard added a project: Restricted Project.Jan 28 2019, 07:40

This is not a freedom issue (by our definition), since it does not involve installing non-free software locally.

Reuse to track the _privacy_ issue in promoting Pocket.

jonas.smedegaard renamed this task from gnome-initial-setup - includes plugin needing nonfree service Pocket to gnome-initial-setup - includes plugin needing privacy-leaking service Pocket.Jan 28 2019, 07:41
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jonas.smedegaard reopened this task as Open.Aug 28 2019, 08:29

Unfortunately, Pocket is again included: Seems Firefox changed between 60 an 68 to embed Pocket in the core instead of providing it as a hidden system.

jonas.smedegaard closed this task as Resolved.Aug 28 2019, 08:31

whoops, sorry: wrong package!