By default, RUM was opt-in, but GoDaddy promised to turn the feature off-at least for now.
According to programmer Igor Kromin, problems with the admin interface of his own website hosted by the popular web hosting service led him to examine the code in order to detect problems.
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“Customers in the United States and those using cPanel Shared Hosting or cPanel Business have automatically opted in. Collecting metrics and performance data is a common practice for many, and some webmasters will use their own collection systems in backend systems to make their website more visible.
Most customers are not expected to be affected by RUM, but Google’s AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages Project) websites or pages that end with multiple end tags may be more susceptible to breaks or slow performance problems. Kromin said: “I’m not opposed to web host providers monitoring how their servers run.
“As noted by TechRepublic, GoDaddy ‘s sister site, customers were able to opt out of tracking. To do this, you have to go to myh.godaddy.com by clicking on the “… “button, ” Help Us, ” and ” Opt Out. ” Once this is done, the script is automatically removed from the webmaster’s domain.
We collect performance information only, nothing more. We don’t collect any personal data. The data we collect is used to monitor our internal systems, optimize DNS resolution, improve network routing and server settings and help us improve the performance of the websites of our customers.