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Gravatar tracks users bot registered with it?

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by Neznaika, May 26, 2011.

  1. Neznaika

    Neznaika Newbie

    Jan 23, 2011
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    Comment to article "Gravatar Privacy Concern" (from techthinker, couldn't give the link) tells:
    "I am far more concerned that Gravatar-enabled blogs send my e-mail address to Gravatar whenever I comment (even if I am not a registered Gravatar user)"

    I've read a lot of discussions about Gravatar but could not find any on tracking of users not registered with Gravatar through gravatar-enabled blogs

    Is it true?
    Gravatar is from Automattic company that duumps (the word is with one "u" but "moderation system" here doesn't let it through) my comments irrespectively I use gravatar, registration or whatever, so I would not be surprised if it is true
    Last edited: May 27, 2011