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"Can be turned off at any time" means "will never be turned off by 99.99% of our users".

"...it starts currently as opt-in". Not a massive fan of that "currently".

I don't own a smartphone and deleted my FB account years ago, but this still makes me squirm.

I propose "surveillance creep" as a label for the concern. Cf. "feature creep."

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