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  1. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 243
    Win 10 Pro 64bit
       28 Jul 2015 #11

    wase4711 said: View Post
    who is your ISP? Most of them now provide your personal info to many other companies too, at least thats how Comcast, ATT, and others in the USA are..
    The UK has a strict data protection act. Data that could be personally linked to me could only be legally obtained by law enforcement and intelligence services with a warrant, and that would amount to things like times active and IP addresses over the last 12 months.
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  2. Joined : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 23,934
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       28 Jul 2015 #12

    xdarkmario said: View Post
    so im one of those guys that reads the fine print on things and i do not like Microsoft's terms and conditions for windows/insider program lets looks at some key points.

    Full Terms and conditions

    Some more then others like usage data.
    even though what i "Technically" get from this is that they collect data ONLY when using microsoft apps like modern apps Or things that your signed into with a microsoft account, but i also believe they collect data from chrome not sure.

    but the real icing on the cake is the insider program those terms and conditions are ever more intrusive. i haven't even signed that one yet.
    i wont go to into details but yea...
    One question.. did you just read that??
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  3. Joined : Aug 2014
    Forever West
    Posts : 2,548
    Win10 Home and Pro, Win10 Insider Preview, Win7 Home, Linux Mint
       28 Jul 2015 #13

    rmtracy said: View Post
    I recommend Ubuntu, it's also free.

    I like Linux Mint 17 better but it is somewhat based on Ubuntu. I just upgrade a Desktop and a Notebook from 17.1 to 17.2.
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  4.    28 Jul 2015 #14


    Don't be put off by the EULA - it's a legal 'catch-all' - MS have been involved in some ridiculous law-suits and want to ensure these do not get to court - you can turn off personal info collection in settings, not use Cortana, an MSA etc... The built in telemetry has no bearing on personal info.
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  5. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 839
    Windows 8.1, Win10Pro
       28 Jul 2015 #15

    xdarkmario said: View Post
    so im one of those guys that reads the fine print on things and i do not like Microsoft's terms and conditions for windows/insider program lets looks at some key points...
    Sorry ... but you're a little "late to the game" in revealing this NOW! This info has been known, and hotly debated, around here since the very beginning of the Insider program.

    Bringing it up now is just digging up old material that has already been thrashed to death.
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  6.    28 Jul 2015 #16

    As Superfly says, the best thing to do if you're worried about these is use a local account not a microsoft account and turn off contana, bing etc. Don't use the Windows store to purchase apps. Plenty of features can be turned off.
    Let's face it, Google, Facebook, Twitter and many many others already collect a huge amount of data on everyone anyway so it isn't really anything to be concerned about.
    The only way to stop your data being collected these days is don't use the internet!
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  7. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 43
    Windows 10
       28 Jul 2015 #17

    You already have every bit of your life spread out among data banks all over the place - don't sweat it. Welcome to the modern world of computers.
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  8. Joined : Feb 2015
    Posts : 172
    Windows 10 Pro
       28 Jul 2015 #18

    i was really considering another OS but i was born and raised on windows i can use any other.
    can i still get updates without being a insider?
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  9. Joined : Feb 2015
    Posts : 172
    Windows 10 Pro
       28 Jul 2015 #19

    BunnyJ said: View Post
    One question.. did you just read that??
    yes sir
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  10. Joined : Nov 2014
    Posts : 259
    Windows 10
       28 Jul 2015 #20

    Well, I guess it all boils down to this: If anyone is overlyconcerned about personal information being accessed, it's best that theydisable their internet connection. Once a person gets on line he/she's open tothe world. It's best to be aware of this and take all the precaution possible.I understand the original poster's concern, but as Walter Cronkite would havesaid, "And that's the way it is."
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