[theme-reviewers] tracking code in themes
thomas.scholz at gmail.com
Fri Mar 9 21:36:47 UTC 2012
> There is no data being taken from the user that is being used without
> their consent.
> These are PUBLICLY available websites, anyone can go to these websites
> because they are live on the internet and view their stylesheets and see
> the version number of the the theme they are using, or count the number
> of posts they have. This is not USER data, these are publicly available
Sorry, that’s wrong. About 30% of the sites I manage are not public. And
the real number of posts is not so easy visible on many sites.
> There is nothing to consent to, just like there is nothing to consent to
> every time you view any website on the internet that has analytic
> software of any kind.
In German laws there is. And there are many other countries with strict
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