Bug 439282 - kerneloops message is privacy-unfriendly
kerneloops message is privacy-unfriendly
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 430102
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kerneloops (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2008-03-27 17:12 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2011-12-13 17:28 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-03-28 12:06:49 EDT
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Description Need Real Name 2008-03-27 17:12:57 EDT
The kerneloops message is not very privacy-friendly:

* Is it submitting potentially private information, such as a core dump or a
segment of memory?
* What else is being collected, such as my hostname, my ip?
* What will you do with any of the accompanying information?

If no private or personally identifiable information is being kept, then it
should say.
The same policy as for smolt perhaps?
Comment 1 Chuck Ebbert 2008-03-28 12:06:49 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 430102 ***

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