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I looked to see if this was posted before. Didn't find it. However, if it is a dup, please remove.
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SmartScreen is a default application in Windows 8, and when you run the operation system for the first time, it's turned on automatically. The program scans everything you download and install, and reports it back to Microsoft in order to verify that the app has a legitimate certificate. This is a slightly worrisome revelation on its own — especially since the feature is enabled automatically and isn't exactly easy to turn off — but it gets even worse.

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I'll stick with Win 7.
 
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this line - " Identity thieves could conceivably use this information to profile their victims"

 

 

jesus christ... not cool tbh..

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wow, well done Microsoft... well f*cking done!
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