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The illusion of control.
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Funny. Where is the crusade of M$ defenders now? Oh wait, the tinfoil hat-wearing 7 lovers were right.
    
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post #33 of 54
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Can't wait to see what happens when people realise that free means free for one year and they still have to pay for it.

No, that isn't true at all, and you should know that. In fact, I find it hard to believe you don't know that.

It is totally free, so long as you upgrade within the first year when they are offering it for free. If you want to get it after that period of time, you have to pay.

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Funny. Where is the crusade of M$ defenders now? Oh wait, the tinfoil hat-wearing 7 lovers were right.

What in the Hell are you even rambling about?
    
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What in the Hell are you even rambling about?

If you don't already know, it's not worth explaining.
    
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post #35 of 54
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Due to designing this Operating System (10) as one GIANT Trojan, that is why they DO DESERVE so MUCH HATE. Even more, if everyone can summon up their hatred for Redmond in these perilous times aaevil.gif .

Likewise Facebook is a platform that collects and sells user info. (read section 10 of Facebook's TOS)
Google's Android and Apple's IOS are both operating systems that collect user info (IOS8 software license agreement section 4 and we all know Google collects user info rolleyes.gif ).
So again I don't see why Microsoft is getting all this hate compared to other companies which are less open about the fact that they collect user data. (https://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/servicesagreement/default.aspx)
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Funny. Where is the crusade of M$ defenders now? Oh wait, the tinfoil hat-wearing 7 lovers were right.
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First of all, 602 connection attempts were to 192.168.1.255, using UDP port 137. That's the broadcast address where Windows computers on a local network announce their presence and look for other network computers using the NetBIOS Name Service. It's perfectly normal traffic.

Another 630 of those connection attempts were Domain Name System lookups to the router itself, 192.168.1.1, using UDP port 53. That address is the router itself.

Just as a heads up even the author of the er study has gone back on what he said wink.gif, also he installed an eval version which further hampers his "results"


Rather than one of these FUD articles once in a while with lines like "insecure" and "syping" I would love to see one broken down into what is actually being sent, over both the HTTP and HTTPS, as well as a full pcap available after the fact for other users to validate their results .... deadpool isnt till 6 Saturday i may have a bash biggrin.gif
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Isn't this for Enterprise only? Everything's the same then.



http://www.winbeta.org/news/reports-upcoming-changes-windows-10-data-collection-policies-inaccurate
Well, no, it is not the same, i am running on Enterprise and i will be able to stop all that useless stuff that hogs extra CPU usage. Well, *WILL* is pretty far-stretched, if they ever think about implementing this update.
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Or Not. http://www.tweaktown.com/news/50308/8-hours-windows-10-sends-data-microsoft-ip-addresses-5500-times/index.html
Ironically, the original source is from Forbes as well.

Why is the original post on voat.to gone?

EDIT: Ah I already know.

Demon_82 made already a post on page 2.
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Maybe that originally from Forbes article is pretty much wrong, as it's explained here:
http://www.zdnet.com/article/when-it-comes-to-windows-10-privacy-dont-trust-amateur-analysts/

TL;DR: The "tested proof" they made of the 5500 connections had the router just cut all the connections, so Windows never was able to establish them, and kept trying again and again. Things that may have been a single connection were tried up to hundreds of times unsucesfully. This explains also that most of that botched connections were common things like just checking if there was Internet connection available or checking the Windows activation servers.

Like so many other articles. Wrong or clickbait informations mad.gif
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Already too late for MS to make that decision. A lot of people I know have switched to Linux, or like myself have bought a Mac. I'll be selling my Windows PC pretty soon...

Hmm.. I can't think of anyone who has done that. And to buy an Apple product expecting privacy is a bit naive, don't you think? IMO they have been at the forefront of collecting data on their users. Besides which, for many people who play a variety of games OSX/Linux still aren't options. Getting better, but it's got a ways to go.
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Can't wait to see what happens when people realise that free means free for one year and they still have to pay for it.

No, that isn't true at all, and you should know that. In fact, I find it hard to believe you don't know that.
He does know that. He's been saying that in win10 threads for weeks, each time getting a corresponding reply correcting him. At this point, he's just saying that to have a reason to crap on win10.
    
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