France’s National Data Protection Commission and Windows 10

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  1. th0rzer0

    th0rzer0 MDL Novice

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    France’s National Data Protection Commission says Windows 10 collects too much data
    winbeta.org/news/frances-national-data-protection-commission-says-windows-10-collects-much-data

    Microsoft responds to France’s CNIL notice about Windows 10 data protection concerns
    winbeta.org/news/microsoft-responds-frances-cnil-notice-windows-10-data-protection-concerns

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    “Microsoft will release an updated privacy statement next month, and that will say Microsoft intends to adopt the Privacy Shield. We are working now toward meeting the requirements of the Privacy Shield.”


    I have yet to "upgrade" to Windows 10, and i don't plan to. Due to privacy concerns.

    I wonder if Windows 10 will be inn a more... secure state when they implement "Privacy Shield"
    There isn’t much info about "EU-US Privacy Shield" on Wiki though o_O


    Is there any hope that Windows 10 will be in a secure state... for us in tinfoil hat wearers?
     
  2. Zaphain

    Zaphain MDL Novice

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    Who knows what the future holds? It's only been about a year since its release. Going forward I could see them adding more privacy controls and finally implementing full opt-out on telemetry gathering. As it is right now, if you have doubts, stay away. Articles like this, however, do give hope.
     
  3. lobo11

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  4. Lodge

    Lodge MDL Novice

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    The telemetry level can be set to 0 in enterprise versions of Windows 10 via Group Policy. Cortana has also been disabled along with many other features in the LTSB version of Enterprise, at the lose of feature updates. OneDrive can also be disabled via group policy iirc
     
  5. Katzenfreund

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    I understand, after next month's major update, to continue using Windows 10, you’ll have to leave a webcam permanently on and pointing at you, so that they can also watch your image.*

    * Joking of course
     
  6. lobo11

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    I hear MS can auto turn on your webcam to see what's going on:eek:

    Which will make Bat.1 very happy:tasty:
     
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  7. Lodge

    Lodge MDL Novice

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    Good thing I've got my webcam disabled at the BIOS and covered with only the highest quality tape ;)
     
  8. SAM-R

    SAM-R MDL Guru

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    The French are A**holes. The US Military has NO problems using Win 10 and are in the process of installing Win 10 on all DOD computers. MS is under contract to DOD for Win 10.
     
  9. th0rzer0

    th0rzer0 MDL Novice

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    US military uses 8-inch floppy disks to coordinate nuclear force operations though :p
     
  10. Stimpy88

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    The way it's going, that wont be a joke in a few short years.
     
  11. lobo11

    lobo11 TOMAHAWK CHOP

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    Someone posted a picture of how you send MS your photo, I can't find it:g:
     
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  12. Bat.1

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    Bat can do that with His NSA puter even if You on Win 7 or 8.1 :p
     
  13. lobo11

    lobo11 TOMAHAWK CHOP

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    You really expect me to believe that the NSA of our country would spy on us in our bedrooms, I can see wanting to know what the French people are putting on their french fries, lol, now I think I know what you mean by Cam Girls, you're lurking, everyone get your duck tape out and tape up them cams, make Bat.1 go back to doing real NSA work, I can't believe we are paying him to lurk:eek:
     
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  14. lobo11

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    Is the fan for you:confused:
     
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  15. Bat.1

    Bat.1 MDL Addicted

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    Forgot He noticed two Band-Aids and said "Oh Two Boo Boos" :p Fan was for the Core Two Duo :eek:

    Gotta remember to look for a pic that's not cut, got the 2nd monitor on the cut side o_O
     
  16. tonowando

    tonowando MDL Novice

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    for me the issue hasn't been " how much data Microsoft collects " .
    instead it's the " lack of user options in their interface " .

    we should have some " option " to select which things we wish to share .

    thank you ​.
     
  17. hb860

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    Golden words.
    They should make it clear and create a single button "Disable all".
     
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  18. WardocsRevenge

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    like always france see's anything as a threat they run the other way and tell mommy
     
  19. Garbellano

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    What data? They dont leak any data, that would be an spyware/adware or soon an ransomware. Micro$oft is UNCAPABLE of such atrocity :biggrin: