Edge Tracking User Activity even after disabling analytics - Serious privacy issue with Microsoft Ed

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Edge Tracking User Activity even after disabling analytics - Serious privacy issue with Microsoft Ed

 

Even though I have disabled usage tracking or any kind of anonymous usage,

Whenever I visit a website, it is sending data to and waiting for "browser.events.data.msn.com"

 

This is serious privacy invasion for thousands of users who are using Edge browser on Mac

 

I hope this was done by mistake and not purposely tracking every users activity without their consent.

 

Also Edge is super slow in loading website on the new beta update on (Mac OS Monterey v12) similar to chrome so i guess it is issue with chromium based browser and new macOs. Hope Edge team can fix it

 

Version 92.0.902.62 (Official build) (arm64)
OS: MacOS Monterey v12
Device: Macbook M1 pro
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Asking @MissyQ, a Microsoft Employee who works in the Edge team to have a look at this issue.

Please address this issue asap. Not only privacy issue, it's unusable on Monterey Beta. I have to switch back to Safari because of this.