[theme-reviewers] Redux framework may be dialing home

Emil Uzelac emil at uzelac.me
Thu Oct 16 18:09:17 UTC 2014

Not to mention that what they done here, well sucks:
http://jsbin.com/ugELElU/1. Redux is revealing more than they should!

On Thu, Oct 16, 2014 at 1:05 PM, Emil Uzelac <emil at uzelac.me> wrote:

> ​Hi Kelly,
> If this theme is not released by Redux itself, no tracking is allowed,
> regardless of how they are set. We allow some types, but they must be
> opt-in only and tied directly with the author of the theme, not third-party.
> All other themes with Redux in it will have to remove the trackers.
> Thanks,
> Emil​
> On Thu, Oct 16, 2014 at 12:55 PM, Kelly Dwan <kelly.dwan+themes at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>> I noticed an issue with the Redux framework while reviewing. It appears
>> to be "dialing home", sending system and install info back to
>> https://redux-tracking.herokuapp.com. I think it's sending this data
>> even if you've opted-out, due to a loose comparison: allow_tracking is set
>> to "yes" or "no" when you dismiss the "can we track you" pointer, and later
>> it checks "yes" or "no" against true
>> <https://github.com/ReduxFramework/redux-framework/blob/master/ReduxCore/inc/tracking.php#L95>,
>> which evals to true, and sets up tracking.
>> In addition to the theme I'm reviewing, there are other themes already
>> approved that use this framework, and seem to be doing the same thing.
>> --Kelly
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