Gitlab put a halt on their telemetry integration in the wake of the outcry. Too late for many, but at least they're paying attention.
@tomasino I don't mind telemetry in some cases but the way they offered was very... demanding. I'm guessing they were putting it in because of the frequent breaks lately or people cracking their code to get EE features. As a few product, I was willing to accept it even though I wish paid for customers could turn it off.
@tomasino Writing is on the wall anyhow.
@codebalion agreed. I think the biggest derp move for them was forcing it on self-hosted instances. There's a reason those people aren't hosting on someone elses cloud.
"I appreciate SDF but it's a general-purpose server and the name doesn't make it obvious that it's about art." - Eugen Rochko