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https://www.fsf.org/blogs/licensing/intel-me-and-why-we-should-get-rid-of-me

That's a bit of a privacy breach isn't it ? I was reading an article about it that was quite complete but sadly it was in french, but here is another article that goes more in depth if you guys are interested : https://boingboing.net/2016/06/15/intel-x86-processors-ship-with.html

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Hey look everyone, I'm getting spied and I don't CARE, I care so little I have to tell everyone how much I don't care because otherwise they wouldn't notice, look at me LOL, these crazy conspiratards haha, look at me lol.
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Hey look everyone, I'm getting spied and I don't CARE, I care so little I have to tell everyone how much I don't care because otherwise they wouldn't notice, look at me LOL, these crazy conspiratards haha, look at me lol.

What the.. headscratch.gif lol

Conspiracy theory or conspiracy fact ? lol Ok I better shut it now.
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Just imagine how tempted they must be, to get into the big data market. Silver bullet, baby. Billions in revenue, just waiting to be had, sitting there. Talk about a great idea to keep in the bank for a rainy day.

It's not as if market ethics, consumer outrage, or the law would stand in their way.
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Hey look everyone, I'm getting spied and I don't CARE, I care so little I have to tell everyone how much I don't care because otherwise they wouldn't notice, look at me LOL, these crazy conspiratards haha, look at me lol.
It's not that I don't care it's just that complaining while using a MS OS is just the stupidest thing ever.
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Now that I know, I'm just going to continue going to the same sites so that I don't let on that I know.
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It's not that I don't care it's just that complaining while using a MS OS is just the stupidest thing ever.

Absolutely true, which is why I still have the choice of 3 perfectly functional machines with no such "features" on the CPU and which use a free OS for tasks such as banking or browsing most of the time.
post #8 of 31
Looks like this article confirms that technology will just get nosier and nosier. And no one will care until its too late
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any computer connected to the internet is not safe.

it's not a OS problem. it's a hardware problem.
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post #10 of 31
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any computer connected to the internet is not safe.

it's not a OS problem. it's a hardware problem.

Computers connected to the internet CAN be made safe as in not hackable, in practise however this is very difficult. Even apple with its closed down system has had a few difficulties.

also, who said that it was an OS problem? am I missing a quote from you?
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