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    Win 10 Spyware...you decide!

    Hey Y'all,

    This is a bit disturbing.
    May the Forces of good computing be with you!

    RG

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    Use a Virtual Machine; leave your host as prestine as possible. Keeps the doctor away.

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    There's going to be many such occurrences of such; the use of any online products is subject to information leaks to those online providers; it's a fact of life that younger generations have placed very low priority on information safeguarding. We can whine about it until the cows...never come home! Or something like that.

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    It's interesting ( and scary) that the younger generation will never experience privacy as I knew it growing up.

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    It's all about the $.
    Why give anything away for free if you can make a buck on it.
    Games were removed because they are now sold or have imbedded advertizing in them.
    The Microsoft free "FreeCell Collection" is one example. you install the app, but it will not run unless you have an internet connection to display the adds.
    Who knows what else the app sends back to Microsoft.

    Collecting information is the new way of life and it's very sad that the younger generation ignore this very real invasion of privacy.

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