We should have a discussion about appropriate ways to track user interaction with the Browser Portal.
Right now, we’re using Mixpanel. As currently implemented, information about names the user owns and/or is browsing gets sent to Mixpanel in the
This doesn’t really seem consistent with our messaging about user control of data and no tracking:
We need to balance this goal with getting an idea of how people are using the software.
Things that are interesting to us are information such as: When someone downloads the app, what do they do? Do they try to register a name? Do they look up other names? Does anyone actually use the Dropbox hosting feature? How many people start to register a name but drop off when they need to pay?
At the very least, it seems to me we should make this opt-in. Longer term we might look at more anonymous/decentralized options.
What do you think?