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This should be fixed at an even higher level, and have Google force manufacturers to not add or alter the base OS for any data-gathering reasons in Android One and deny them from using the Android One brand if they do, or people will lose faith about the Android One program.

That, my friend, would be abusing their monopoly position.

Google hoovers up all the data and tells their partners they can't do this too? The antitrust regulators would have a field day.

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