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[–]Jesus 4 insightful - 1 funny4 insightful - 0 funny5 insightful - 1 funny -  (3 children)

Did you remove the personalization settings that were hidden in reddit? I know reddit implemented them in, without really saying anything and I had to uncheck all that crap. Do any of these data harvesters exist here?

[–]magnora7[S] 4 insightful - 1 funny4 insightful - 0 funny5 insightful - 1 funny -  (2 children)

I don't know, honestly. We suspect there is a some harvesters, possibly. There's a lot of code we're going through and learning what's what. I'd say I understand about 40% of the code right now, in terms of the overall structure, there's quite a lot more to comb through, imo.

I can guarantee you though that if we find data tracking stuff we will strip it out and get rid of it. It slows down the site, and the only reason to gather that data is to sell it to some shady 3rd party, which we do not plan to do.

We'll be looking more in to that over the coming weeks and seeing if there are inbuilt data harvesters, that's a great concern that I'd only really considered for mobile so far (because it used to be slow). But point being, we don't want that either so we will root it out if we find any.

[–]Jesus 3 insightful - 1 funny3 insightful - 0 funny4 insightful - 1 funny -  (1 child)

Thank you! This is the page I mentioned, could be hidden within this website too. https://www.reddit.com/personalization

[–]magnora7[S] 3 insightful - 1 funny3 insightful - 0 funny4 insightful - 1 funny -  (0 children)

Ah yeah, thanks for that link. I'll look in to this more. We at least don't have a corresponding https://antiextremes.com/personalization so we've got that going for us. I'll have a look under the hood about this personalization stuff over the next week