[wp-hackers] Revisiting phone home and privacy

Peter Westwood peter.westwood at ftwr.co.uk
Wed Dec 9 22:15:04 UTC 2009

On 9 Dec 2009, at 16:15, Otto wrote:

> Because, by default, WordPress sends your URL to Pingomatic every
> single time you post. That's sort of the whole point of XML-RPC pings.
> And, Pingomatic is owned by Automattic, in case you were unaware.

Actually Pingomatic is run by the WordPress Foundation not Automattic  
as is WordPress.org

Of course you url also goes out everytime you ping/trackback another  
blog article as well.


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