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hashtags tool uses makes browser communicate with google apis and goodle drive without notice
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Go to https://tools.wmflabs.org/hashtags/search/wiki or any other search (but not just tool main page). Observe requests to https://drive.google.com/*, https://ssl.gstatic.com/*, https://apis.google.com/* in browser console networking tab.

Issue about this was created on Github repository linked in tool footer: https://github.com/hatnote/hashtag-search/issues/32 . No reaction followed so far (22 days).

Obviously either a clear notice about using third party services with links to respective ToUs and Privacy Policies should be present on all tool pages or no such services should be used.

Event Timeline

@Framawiki: If neither @MahmoudHashemi nor @Slaporte are active maintaining it, there's third one @Samwalton9

Samwalton9-WMF claimed this task.

This tool is now down, replaced by https://hashtags.wmflabs.org/, where I removed the Google integration for the time being.

sbassett triaged this task as Medium priority.Oct 16 2019, 5:13 PM
sbassett moved this task from Intake to Done on the Privacy board.