OnePlus isn’t doing enough to fix its data collection problem

OnePlus User Data Collection

A report last week echoed what some OnePlus users have known for a long time: the company collects plenty of user data which could be used to identify a user. A security researcher discovered that OnePlus phones collect information including phone numbers, IMEIs, and Wi-Fi data, as well as details about a user’s interaction with apps. That sounds pretty disturbing, and it took a few days for OnePlus to even acknowledge the issue.

Long story short, OnePlus still wants your data, but at least now it’ll inform you about its practices. The company also said it'll stop collecting some key data.

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