ConsenSys’s new policy update, collect user data from MetaMask November 25, 2022
ConsenSys’s new policy update, collect user data from MetaMask<br><br><br>
ConsenSys’s new policy update, collect user data from MetaMask
A few days ago, Decentralized crypto exchange Uniswap went in a similar direction and started to collect user data, soon after ConsenSys choose a similar path.
The company claimed that it collects user data only related to user identification, such as contact details and profile information.
The post shared by the company explains that the information is collected by Infura, which is the default Remote Procedure Call (RPC) provider on the digital wallet MetaMask. It stated that “When you use Infura as your default RPC provider in MetaMask, Infura will collect your IP address and your Ethereum wallet address when you send a transaction.” RPC is a protocol that collects information and data from a program running on a third-party computer server.
However, financial data will not be collected if one switches to another RPC on MetaMask apart from Infura. ConsenSys offers both the products, blockchain tool developer Infura, and the digital wallet MetaMask.
Blockchain tool developer Infura and the digital wallet MetaMask are both products that are offered by ConsenSys.
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