The data it collects on grounds of law enforcement is more obscure. The policy states that Muse Group will collect “data required by law enforcement, litigation, and authority requirements (if any).” It may share personal data with “any competent law enforcement agency, regulatory agency, government agency, court or other third party that we believe is necessary to disclose.” Data may also be shared with potential buyers.
The user’s personal data is stored on servers in the European Economic Area (EEA).However, Muse Group “sometimes need to share your personal data with our main office in Russia and our external legal counsel in the United States.” Muse Group pointed out that as long as the personal data “is transferred outside the European Economic Area to the European Commission deems insufficient Country/region, your personal data will be based on [the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation].”
The policy stipulates that the user’s IP address is “stored in an identifiable way” for one day before being hashed. This allows users to be identified through law enforcement or government data requests.
For privacy-conscious Audacity users and teenagers who modify audio in the app, nothing will be lost.Some users have call A branch of software, a new version of an application based on source code. It is not surprising to see the community develop Audacity in this direction.
Before the fork, privacy-conscious users may want to find alternative software, or at least prevent Audacity from accessing the Internet. After all, it is a desktop application without any tangible online features.
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