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MicroSoft And Vista spying on you!!!

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Are you using Windows Vista? Then you might as well know that the licensed operating system installed on your machine is harvesting a healthy volume of information for Microsoft. In this context, a program such as the Windows Genuine Advantage is the last of your concerns. In fact, in excess of 20 Windows Vista features and services are hard at work collecting and transmitting your personal data to the Redmond company.

Microsoft makes no secret about the fact that Windows Vista is gathering information. End users have little to say, and no real choice in the matter. The company does provide both a Windows Vista Privacy Statement and references within the End User License Agreement for the operating system. Combined, the resources paint the big picture over the extent of Microsoft's end user data harvest via Vista.
    
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Old news tbh.
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Old News.... Sorry1010101010
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Well. Back to linux. Vista gave me 1/8th the performance anyways.
    
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Get with the times man. This article is from 2007 =/ ....
    
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Get with the times man. This article is from 2007 =/ ....
how about NO, stop flamming, whats wrong with refreshing peoples mines? deal with it.
    
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how about NO, stop flamming, whats wrong with refreshing peoples mines? deal with it.
I don't know whether flaming ThePope is bravery or stupidity, I'm placing my money on the latter, anyway if you knew how many people / corporations spied on people it would scare you, i choose to ignore it i have nothing to hide
    
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how about NO, stop flamming, whats wrong with refreshing peoples mines? deal with it.
No offence but that's like posting news like this:

"Vista released!
PS: This is just to refresh your minds"

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how about NO, stop flamming, whats wrong with refreshing peoples mines? deal with it.
Not really trying to "Flame", I was stating that the article was from 2007 and has already been posted on OCN, a while back.
    
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how about NO, stop flamming, whats wrong with refreshing peoples mines? deal with it.
Refreshing the mines? Their timers must have expired thus they wouldn't explode as normal amirite?
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