TOS and privacy in the preview

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  1. leeshor

    leeshor Well-Known Member

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    I don't know who else every reads the terms when they install software. Many can be really scary. Since I have yet to install the Windows 10 preview I haven't had the chance, but there is an interesting article from BGR that explains some of the things Microsoft is doing, (snooping on) with the preview.

    http://bgr.com/2014/10/03/windows-10-privacy-policy/
     
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    I find android to be the worst culprits
     
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    Um, just like IE its built into the OS and they wont be able to remove it :eek:

    All data collected should be reviewable by the user but that also poses risks. certainly it should be intelligent and not collect data that conforms to patterns for SSNs, Credit Card #s, etc. but then you shouldn't be entering that kind of data on a "preview" system anyway. :)

    Ho hum, I agree that system and app forensics would improve product quality. Alas, it concerns me that the potential for abuse is a clear and present danger and humans being what they are abuses will surface.

    Proceed at your own risk with the Tech Preview.
     
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    I'm happy to report that Tor works fine in Win10. Of course I know it's not the whole answer to something like this. Just sayin'.
     
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    They are probably aware you're using Tor. ;);)
     
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    I don't do activities on the Internet that I feel I need Tor to protect me.
     

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