Oculus: Users do not have to worry about privacy

Apr

19

2016

A US senator has asked questions on Oculus following reports that the company stores diverse data from users. The company wants to react substantively to the questions, but presupposes that users need not worry.

Jason Rubin, head of the Oculus Studio, responded to questions from Senator Al Franken that there are always uncertainties in a new product. “It’s a new medium. People would like to know everything, and they have the right to it. We are going to answer. Everything will be fine.” He added that if the questions are answered once, people will say, “Oh Yeah Right…”

Franks wants to get more information with questions about the information Oculus collects precise. Recently proved namely that there is, for example, data about movements of the user are sent to the oculus-servers. Also included in the terms of use of the Facebook daughter that data like IP address and GPS signals may be stored. Vive HTC also appears to collect such data. The senator says that “the information or it is used to create a better user experience, but that adequate protection be for the personal data of Americans.”

Earlier this month, Oculus has some of the complaints about the terms and conditions answered . In response the company claimed that content remains the property is created by the users of those users. The conditions stipulated that Oculus would acquire all rights to such content. The company also announced that no data is shared with Facebook and that only uses the infrastructure of the parent company. However, this may change in the future, according to oculus, for example, in the context of the display of advertisements. The company has until May 13 Franken had time for a substantive response.

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