Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 21st Feb 2017 12:33 UTC

European Union data protection watchdogs said on Monday they were still concerned about the privacy settings of Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system despite the U.S. company announcing changes to the installation process.

The watchdogs, a group made up of the EU's 28 authorities responsible for enforcing data protection law, wrote to Microsoft last year expressing concerns about the default installation settings of Windows 10 and users' apparent lack of control over the company's processing of their data.

Remember Scroogled? Good times.

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RE: Defaults?
by ahferroin7 on Tue 21st Feb 2017 16:02 UTC in reply to "Defaults?"
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It actually is possible to turn just about everything off, you just have to go into the registry and local group policy to do so, so it's prohibitively difficult for regular users.

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