Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 21st Jul 2016 22:37 UTC
Windows

France's data protection commission has ordered Microsoft to "stop collecting excessive user data" and to stop tracking the web browsing of Windows 10 users without their consent. In a notice published on Wednesday, the CNIL said that Microsoft must also take steps to guarantee "the security and confidentiality" of its users' personal information, after determining that the company was still transferring data to the US under the "Safe Harbor" agreement that an EU court invalidated in October. Microsoft has three months to comply with the orders, the CNIL said.

I was reminded of just how much stuff Microsoft tries to collect earlier today - I had to reinstall Windows on my workstation because my SSD had mysteriously died yesterday, and the number of things you have to turn off is just crazy.

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by UglyKidBill on Fri 22nd Jul 2016 15:44 UTC
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I tend to install this privacy tool on close people having Win 10, but I dont´really now how much it really helps

Spybot Anti-Beacon Privacy-Protection Tool

has anyone used it or has any alternatives?

UKB

Edited 2016-07-22 15:45 UTC

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