[systemd-devel] [PATCH] os-release: Add PRIVACY_POLICY_URL

Dimitri John Ledkov dimitri.j.ledkov at intel.com
Wed Jan 14 02:58:07 PST 2015

On 13 January 2015 at 20:46, Tomasz Torcz <tomek at pipebreaker.pl> wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 13, 2015 at 05:20:24PM +0100, Bastien Nocera wrote:
> > +                                rely on community QA.
> > +                                <varname>PRIVACY_POLICY_URL=</varname>
> > +                                should refer to the main privacy policy
> > +                                page for the operation system, if there
> > +                                is any. These settings
>   Uhm, privacy policy for an operating system?  Do you have any example URLs?

My operating system has privacy policy, it is linked from "About this
computer" from the GUI:


Others have similar policies:


It's not privacy policy of the operating system itself, but rather
policy on any contact made with the (primary) vendor.

It starts with simple things like commitment to not collect, track or
disclose IP addresses hitting the update servers. And thus is widely



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