User outcry prompts OnePlus to step down its excessive data collection

Oct 16, 2017 by Omer Yarkowich

We, the public, have the power to change our online reality. The ability to change how corporations serve us with their delighting products is in our hands.

All you need is to believe the change is possible, be more aware of the implications of being an online consumer, and make smart decisions against privacy-breachers.

“Earlier this week, it was revealed that independent phone maker OnePlus was collecting all manner of information from phones running its OxygenOS — without telling users, of course. Caught red-handed, the company is backing off from the opt-out data collection program, giving users a choice up front instead of buried in the options.”

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