Microsoft Assured that Windows Keeps Emails PrivateAdded: Wednesday, September 30th, 2015
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The software developer has responded to users’ privacy fears by claiming that Windows 10 does not scan emails, messages or files for advertising purposes. When Windows 10 was released, some people complained that the system had compromised their privacy due to its default settings. It turned out that even when all data collection settings were turned off, the operating system still sent identifiable data to the company.
Microsoft explained which types of data it collects, saying that regardless of what privacy options a user chooses, neither Windows 10 nor any other Microsoft software scans the content of their email or other communications for targeted advertising purposes. However, Windows 10 collects two types of data.
The first type of data is reports about the problems in software, like crash logs, system and other diagnostic data. No user content or files belong to this type of data and Microsoft promised to avoid collecting any data that directly identifies the user – their name, email address or account ID.
The second type of data Windows 10 collects is information on user habits for the purpose of personalization. Cortana, Microsoft’s digital assistant, collects the most, but the user can disable Cortana and other settings that remember user preferences like favorite sports teams and commonly typed words. It should be noted that other services, including Google Now, Siri and autocorrect software for keyboards also collect such data.
The problem is that Windows 10 was found to send personally identifiable data even when all personalization features were turned off, so the company remains under fire from privacy advocates who describe Windows 10 as the most invasive Windows yet.
Wednesday, September 30th, 2015
|No big surprise that they collect data and profile people through their internet habits,it is the whole point to the Microsoft fusion centres and giving away windows 10 for free.As it is free and all copyrights and usage is free under the control of the vile corporation if people choose to install it without regard to their security it is used at their own risk,still knowing this there will still be those that install it and whine about their privacy being breached,so for all the hipsters and sheep that installed it the adage applies,nothing in life worth having is ever free.|
|The more I look into Windows 10 the more Insidious it becomes. I will only build systems now with Linux Mint installed, if they want Windows they have to buy it themselves. To my surprise most people stick with Linux Mint.|
Warms my heart to know I've saved another soul lol!
|"We don't collect personal data" says the Microsoft people who are not working in the government funded programs and have not been told that all sorts of data is being siphoned off for the Feds.|
|posted by (2015-10-01 04:21:25)|
|Yeah and I guess we should all believe all the edward snowden dot com info was fake.|
|The Govt. and the Corporations would have us believe this...|
Snowden was a born liar and nothing he said can be believed.
The facts and the data he collected show the truth.
And what was the result?
A few peeps got excited and upset for like 5 or 10 minutes.
And than it was back to business as usual.
If privacy was a branch of the tree of freedom I would say that it has wilted.
At best the future is uncertain,at worst its already been scripted.
|The key words here " does not scan emails, messages or files for advertising purposes."|
That does not mean they do not scan and trawl the data to profile you for 'non-advertising' reasons, infact go read page 2 of thier EULA, which clearly states they WILL scan and access your machine and files for thier own purposes, including scanning for illigal copies of film/music etc
|ok, but look at this url that I have to block on my av! And they say your e-mail is secure!|
|A Microsoft employee was recently caught sneaking through a business with a mask on carrying a bag full of other peoples data. When asked to explain the contents of the bag, he simply said marketing.||
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