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> Most native desktop apps can't run without access to the filesystem, for instance.

True, but in terms of privacy, that doesn't matter if the app can't communicate out.




WeChat is mostly an instant messaging app, so not letting it communicate out would defeat the purpose of using it in the first place.

I agree with you for purely offline tools such as Inkscape/GIMP/etc. though.


> not letting it communicate out would defeat the purpose of using it in the first place.

True. Apps that must communicate out in order to do their jobs are a different category.




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