[Interest] [Android] Qt machine unique id

Jason H jhihn at gmx.com
Wed Oct 10 22:12:39 CEST 2018

MAC Randomization was supposed to be a feature of Android Oreo - and it may be, but only for Wifi scanning. Android P is supposed to do a better job but it is still listed as experimental.

> Sent: Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 3:53 PM
> From: "Thiago Macieira" <thiago.macieira at intel.com>
> To: interest at qt-project.org
> Subject: Re: [Interest] [Android] Qt machine unique id
> On Wednesday, 10 October 2018 07:00:13 PDT Igor Mironchik wrote:
> > Maybe MAC address of the network interface is good enough for you?
> There are some RFCs and internet drafts that recommend creating random or 
> pseudo-random MAC addresses, for privacy. In other words, the MAC address 
> would change depending on which network you're connected to and often which 
> day it is.
> I do that for my Linux system for WiFi. Windows 10 has this feature too, but I 
> don't remember if it's enabled by default.
> https://www.ietf.org/blog/mac-privacy/
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> Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
>   Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center
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