Apart from user IP and Ethereum wallet addresses, ConsenSys will collect customer usernames, passwords, gender, bank account numbers, bank routing number, and asset holdings.
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In particular, ConsenSys aims to gather investors' personal information, such as usernames, passwords, and gender. On top of that, the company will collect investors’ financial data, including bank account numbers, bank routing numbers, and asset holdings.
There is nothing more important than consumer privacy, especially when it comes to your financial data — you have a right to be anonymous. Metamask has provided a great free service for a long time, but their decision to log IPs and tie it to transactions is unacceptable.
On top of that, another Twitter user, dubbed Crypto24by7, sarcastically thanked MetaMask for giving user a reason to move their holding from Metamask to a hardware wallet, Ledger.
The news comes only days after cryptocurrency exchange Uniswap revealed that it is collecting public on-chain and limited off-chain data, such as browser version, device type, and so on.