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Stop this madness. This is networking equipment aimed at a highly technically proficient base of users. Much like gitlab, this hardware is often going to be used by people in more security and privacy conscious environments. This kind of phoning home is absolutely fine if the user is informed and the data that is being sent is clearly explained, and there’s an easy opt out.

I bought unifi equipment because I was fed up of typical consumer equipment (and meraki) requiring subscriptions and phoning home all the time. WRT the GDPR stuff, I’m pretty sure a network admin can’t consent on behalf of all the users of the network...




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