This service does not track you


Service: Signal
Status: declined
Changes: 6
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Author: user 17


We’ve designed the Signal service to minimize the data we retain about Signal users
The transparency report states: "We’ve designed the Signal service to minimize the data we retain about Signal users, so the only information we can produce in response to a request like this is the date and time a user registered with Signal and the last date of a user’s connectivity to the Signal service."


Comments:
On 2018-07-25 12:05:02 UTC, Vincent (Mr. 404) wrote:

Verified.

On 2019-07-31 16:25:12 UTC, jessew wrote:

declined: The phrase "[this service] does not track [users]" or an equivalent, is missing. In fact, the quote says they *do* maintain (minimal) tracking information on users.



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Version 1: 2019-07-31 16:25:12 UTC by jessew

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Version 2: 2018-08-29 09:20:26 UTC by Vincent (Mr. 404)

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Version 5: 2018-07-25 12:05:02 UTC by Vincent (Mr. 404)

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Version 6: 2018-07-21 21:41:36 UTC by user 17

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Updated Analysis: The transparency report states: "We’ve designed the Signal service to minimize the data we retain about Signal users, so the only information we can produce in response to a request like this is the date and time a user registered with Signal and the last date of a user’s connectivity to the Signal service."

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