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WordPress Telemetry Proposal Addresses Long-Standing Privacy Concerns as GDPR Compliance Deadline Looms

wptavern.com | Feb. 1, 2017 | 12 min read

There has been a proposal to add telemetry to core as an opt-in feature. Currently, there is a fair amount of data collected by default without any opt-in or notice. While some data is needed for updates, more data is collected than necessary. Some are suggesting that WordPress use this opportunity to overhaul its data collection and bring it in line with Europe's General Data Protection Regulation guidelines.

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