On Wed, 2007-01-31 at 12:54 -0600, chris(a)idlelion.net wrote:
I read that the number of machines using Fedora is being counted from
their use of getting updates with yum.
FC6 sets this up by default, with no instruction or permission to me, nor
any notice or question to me.
Do you know what it is counting? It's counting the network connection.
There's no other data communicated.
Is it spyware, by your definition? (Where you = anyone.)
no. no more than firefox is for having connections be logged on the
remote server when someone uses it.