Jetbrains IDEs such as Intellij - are they spyware?

I’ve heard a few times about their privacy policy and how close they are to Google. Do you guys trust Jetbrains?

I do and they arn’t bad as google because they don’t advert and they arn’t big ether also many privacy policy of websites like github or gitlab or this forum are bad but having a bad privacy policy dosn’t mean they are spyware

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You should probably dive into the legalese of its EULA.

There should be mention of third parties having access to stuff. Make sure it only shares to enable core functionality.

I am not familiar with this IDE because I do not use it. Are you protected by GDPR or the recent California privacy law? Whos jurisdiction does the company fall to? These are some questions to ask.