[wp-hackers] Plugin update & security / privacy
lists07 at wiltgen.net
Sun Sep 23 21:34:17 GMT 2007
>> I know this will not change until Monday, but is it really
>> necessary to transmit the URL?
> Your blog URL and version has been sent by default for 4+ years
> to every ping service in the world, including Ping-O-Matic,
> every time you make a post.
So, this is a bit confusing...
- Ping-O-Matic is receiving my "version"? Huh?
- Automattic's not getting this data in pre-2.3 versions, correct? If that's the case, then the (obvious) problem with that is that somebody decided to flip this switch without making it opt-in.
This WordPress feature *requires* Automattic?
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