Originally Posted by Krulani
I don't understand what Windows gets by pushing everyone to Windows 10. Bottom line, what do they gain with mass adoption of Windows 10?
They want people to willingly upgrade without checking their settings and collect their data as outlined from their privacy statement:
Finally, we will access, disclose and preserve personal data, including your content (such as the content of your emails, other private communications or files in private folders), when we have a good faith belief that doing so is necessary to:
1. comply with applicable law or respond to valid legal process, including from law enforcement or other government agencies;
2. protect our customers, for example to prevent spam or attempts to defraud users of the services, or to help prevent the loss of life or serious injury of anyone;
3. operate and maintain the security of our services, including to prevent or stop an attack on our computer systems or networks; or
4. protect the rights or property of Microsoft, including enforcing the terms governing the use of the services - however, if we receive information indicating that someone is using our services to traffic in stolen intellectual or physical property of Microsoft, we will not inspect
a customer's private content ourselves, but we may refer the matter to law enforcement.