Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 27th Jan 2018 00:47 UTC

Following the publication last year of the data collected by Windows 10's built-in telemetry and diagnostic tracking, Microsoft today announced that the next major Windows 10 update, due around March or April, will support a new app, the Windows Diagnostic Data Viewer, that will allow Windows users to browse and inspect the data that the system has collected.

While I doubt this tool will alleviate any of the concerns some people have over Windows 10's data collection, it does at least give some insight into what's being sent to Microsoft - assuming, that is, you trust the reporting to be truthful and accurate.

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by Dr.Cyber on Mon 29th Jan 2018 15:01 UTC
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Why would anyone trust the reporting to be truthful and accurate? I guess for many people blind faith in big corporations would be a good enough reason. But is there also some kind of evidence that people who are not complete idiots could rely on for this?

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