Wacom drawing tablets track every app you open

From zdnet.com

Wacom drawing tablet

Wacom drawing tablets will track every app you open or close on your computer, Robert Heaton, a software engineer, has revealed.

Following a months-long investigation, Heaton says Wacom’s official driver comes with a vague privacy policy that if accepted will begin tracking the apps a user opens on his device.

All the data is collected using a Google Analytics account, according to Heaton’s investigation.

Wacom tablets are used by artists and other creatives to realistically draw on computers using a pen on a flat surface, but, as Heaton described it, the device “is essentially a mouse.”

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