[ActiveJob] Filter sensitive arguments by default

Hi!

GDPR set some restrictions on us. One of them is avoiding logging sensitive data like a credit card number.

Recently we encountered an issue with having some undesired details in our logs due to ActiveJobs logging mechanism. Recently https://github.com/rails/rails/pull/37660 was merged, however, it has one drawback. It allows disabling all logs produced by a background job.

I thought that we can make usage of Rails.application.config.filter_parameters configuration option and make usage of it to have jobs’ sensitive arguments filtered by default.

You can find my proposition here: Filter sensitive parameters in `ActiveJob` logs by default · springerigor/rails@02084de · GitHub.

Waiting for your opinions. Thanks in advance :slightly_smiling_face:

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