Wouldn’t it be wonderful if you knew how many times your own hand-coded Plugin was downloaded? According to Jeff’s Chandler recent WP Tavern article, “How to Obtain The Total Download Count For Plugins Attached to a WordPress.org Username,” a new Plugin called WP Tally does just that: it keeps track of the number of times any one Plugin has been downloaded.
Do you know what personal information is collected from you when you are online? The answer could surprise you. Here is a list of regularly collected information.
What Is Tracked
- What websites you visit and the frequency of those visits
- What your name is.
- Your geographic location.
- Passwords you use.
- Credit Card information.
- Social Security Numbers.
These are just a few examples of the types of information being tracked while you are online. Does it make you wonder what the information is used for?