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If that information can’t be used to identify anyone then it retains privacy while being secure. Being slow would still be an issue.

But you can't be 100% sure that the server where the information is sent is not putting in a database your IP, the app you run and whatever else. As a power user I would prefer a prompt before anything is sent.

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