Is there session recording on Matomo (Piwik)’s…

I recently jettisoned Google Analytics on my personal website and replaced Matomo (Piwik) that is hosted on my own server. However, I noticed that the Matomo control panel (where you see all of the analytics data) uses the mousemove, pointermove and scroll JavaScript event listeners for every page. These event listeners enable session recording (AKA: session reply tracking), where a record of your mouse movements on the webpage is created. At first I thought these was for an interactive component on the page, but these listeners are present on every page, even the login page and settings page. Granted, Matomo doesn’t seem to use these event listeners on the actual website it’s tracking, just the control panel.

I couldn’t find any reference to why these event listeners are there in the documentation. Does anyone know if this is actually session recording, or if it’s for some other purpose? If it is, are the recorded sessions saved locally or sent to some other company, and more importantly, can I disable it? I despise session recording as it is an extremely invasive form of tracking, and I don’t want webpages hosted on my own server to ever use it.

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Securus, a company Ajit Pai recently worked fo…

Securus, a company Ajit Pai recently worked for, was secretly tracking and selling most American’s realtime cell phone locations after Pai and the GOP halted Obama era data security protections.:

Securus, a company Ajit Pai recently worked for, was secretly tracking and selling most American’s realtime cell phone locations after Pai and the GOP halted Obama era data security protections.

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Is there an alternative for Random Agent Spoof…

I use www.privacytool.io as a guide on how to be private online. It used to recommend Random Agent Spoofer for Firefox. When Firefox updated to quantum it broke the add on.

Anyone have a suggestion on how to randomize your browser fingerprint?

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Switching to Apple

Hey guys, I recently did some thinking about my data and how much companies know about me. I currently have been using Google and Android since smartphones have been a thing but with Apple taking a “we care about your privacy” stance, I’m thinking about switching everything to Apple. I currently have a MBP on the way and I’m thinking about getting an iPhone X and ditching my Chromecast and Google homes and using Apple TVs and their new Home pod. What are your thoughts on the subject? More “secure”, less etc? I know with ease of use you trade privacy I figured Apple would collect less, and I feel like they can be trusted more.

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How can you determine which geographical locat…

Since Apple has set up servers in China now, how can you check to see if your information is or is not backed up in the China servers if you have relocated or have your account set to Singapore, Hong Kong, Macao, or another East Asian country? Couldn’t Apple start to back up users’ icloud to the China servers based on proximity?

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The GDPR and Browser Fingerprinting: How It Ch…

The GDPR and Browser Fingerprinting: How It Changes the Game for the Sneakiest Web Trackers:

The GDPR and Browser Fingerprinting: How It Changes the Game for the Sneakiest Web Trackers

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Amazon and Microsoft back campaign against Cal…

Amazon and Microsoft back campaign against California privacy act | Engadget:

Amazon and Microsoft back campaign against California privacy act | Engadget

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Bilderberg and the Digital New World Order: NE…

Bilderberg and the Digital New World Order: NEOM – I know this Might be Conspiritorial but there’s a lot of new information in this, so I’d thought people should watch it and the coming smart city age.:

Bilderberg and the Digital New World Order: NEOM – I know this Might be Conspiritorial but there’s a lot of new information in this, so I’d thought people should watch it and the coming smart city age.

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Security: The IoT is destroying legal concept …

Security: The IoT is destroying legal concept of privacy warns in-depth report:

Security: The IoT is destroying legal concept of privacy warns in-depth report

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