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How "private" is it? Do you store metadata? i.e. if I upload a file and it expires, do you also delete any trace of me, including my IP address?





https://send.firefox.com/legal

> We receive IP addresses of downloaders and uploaders as part of our standard server logs. These are retained for 90 days, and for that period, may be connected to activity of a file’s download URL. Although we develop our services in ways that minimize identification, you should know that it may be possible to correlate the IP address of a Send user to the IP address of other Mozilla services with accounts; and if there is a match, this could identify the account email address.


Why is it a necessity to store information for 90 days? Why not 10 or 30?

> Why is it a necessity to store information for 90 days? Why not 10 or 30?

Is there something special about 10 or 30? (You wouldn't ask the same question about 10 or 30?)


10 or 30 seem shorter, no? I don't have anything to say about 10 or 30, but 90 seems too long in my opinion.

I understand the need to keep logs to thwart abuse, but with longer lengths you're just helping law enforcement.


> 10 or 30 seem shorter, no? I don't have anything to say about 10 or 30, but 90 seems too long in my opinion.

Sure they're shorter, but wherever they draw the line somebody like you is going to complain. Putting myself in their shoes I don't see any reason why you wouldn't complain about 30 days (even if you really wouldn't).

> I understand the need to keep logs to thwart abuse, but with longer lengths you're just helping law enforcement.

90 days cannot be to thwart abuse because...? And helping law enforcement is inherently terrible because...?


>And helping law enforcement is inherently terrible because

Helping in the sense that they open themselves up to be strong-armed by LE


Legally you have to retain this type of information for at least 90 days. That sucks but it's the law.

Not in the US.



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