Audacity's simple, easy-to-use interface and powerful audio processing capabilities have long made it popular with novices and experts, especially since it's free. It has been worked on and continually improved by the open source community for more than two decades.
As reported by the FOSS Post, the addition of several data collection mechanisms makes Audacity a potential spy, as personal information (see below) can now be shared with law enforcement agencies, institutional supervisors, and other third parties including consultants, auditors, and buyers. potential and so on.
Contro In conscious changes, you can take a look at the Audacity options. Audacity's privacy statement also states that users' personal data is stored on European Economic Area (EEA) servers and that this data is sometimes shared with the company's headquarters in Russia and foreign consultancies in the USA.
At this time, there is no way to opt out of this new policy, which limits use of the Software to minors (13 years or younger). Audacity's controversial telemetry requirements have also been discussed on GitHub and Reddit, with users now waiting for potential fork versions that don't track user data, especially since it's always been an offline audio editor. p>
Audacity now collects and shares personal data under new ownership