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OnePlus pledges to limit data collection over Oxygen OS

Monday 16 October 2017 | 10:23 CET | News
Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus has announced that it will scale back its non-consensual data collection activities after a security researcher discovered that it was gathering detailed information from users via its Oxygen OS. In a response to the revelations from software engineer Christopher Moore that OnePlus was secretly collecting data including "IMEI(s), phone numbers, MAC addresses, mobile network(s) names and IMSI prefixes" as well as what apps were being used and when, co-founder Carl Pei said the company will proceed to make a number of tweaks to the OS.

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