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Uniswap's new privacy policy sees backlash from decentralization buffs

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Decentralized exchange (DEX) Uniswap's recently updated privacy policy appears to have attracted the ire of some members of the community, with concerns that collecting and storing user data works against crypto's core values.

In recent responses to a November blog post regarding its updated privacy policy, some vocal members of the community suggested it i uncharacteristic for a decentralized entity to collect and store information about its users.In the Nov.

11 post from Uniswap Labs, released around the time of FTX’s collapse, the decentralized exchange released its privacy policy to explain how it collected and stored user data“That’s why we’re releasing a new Privacy Policy today – we want to be crystal clear about what data we’re protecting and how we use any data we collect.

Transparency is key. We never want our users to be surprised,” it said.This privacy policy, which was last updated on Nov. 17 reveals that the exchange collects publicly-available blockchain data, information about user devices such as browser information, and operating systems, and information about users’ interactions with its service providers, among others.

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