Linked by Howard Fosdick on Thu 1st May 2008 01:55 UTC
Privacy, Security, Encryption Security consultant Howard Fosdick has contributed the latest entry in the 2008 OSNews Article Contest: a highly detailed examination of security and privacy on the Windows platform, and how to use free software tools and a little knowledge to protect your privacy online.
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What about WGA and backdoors?
by ml2mst on Thu 1st May 2008 07:39 UTC
ml2mst
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2005-08-27

Excellent article indeed. However, what about WGA and the known backdoors plus the applications and services harvesting user data?:

http://tinyurl.com/2ptclh

I hardly boot Windows XP, because I feel very uncomfortable with the idea "someone is spying at me".

I feel Microsoft has crossed the line here of what is ethical acceptable.

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