Aside from /e/OS, there is hardly any escape from massive personal data collection with common smartphones

  • the phone unique identifiers like the IMEI, the phone serial number…
  • the list of apps installed on your phone
  • the interactions with the phone
Summary of data collection by each Android OS variant tested

The phone unique identifiers:

Visualization of cross-linking data collection with different handsets
Telemetry logs captured by Xiaomi when using phone dialer app
Average volume of network traffic generated on each handset by data collector

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