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#1 TheSentinel

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Posted 04 December 2016 - 07:58 PM

How Windows 10's data collection trades your privacy for Microsoft's security
Note that consumers don't get this level of control.

Fahmida Y. Rashid By Fahmida Y. Rashid | Follow

Senior Writer, InfoWorld | Dec 4, 2016 3:00 AM PT

Windows 10’s aggressive data-collection capabilities may concern users about corporate spying, but enterprises have control that consumer-edition Windows users do not: Administrators can decide how much information gets sent back to Microsoft.
But enterprises need to think twice before turning off Windows telemetry to increase corporate privacy. That’s because doing so can decrease the effectiveness of Windows 10’s security features.

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http://pcworld.com/a...r-security.html