Don't believe Microsoft’s latest privacy hype
The company could easily give users the ability to control what information is sent to it, but that’s not what it has in mind.
Preston Gralla By Preston Gralla
Contributing Editor, Computerworld | Jan 31, 2018 2:00 AM PT
In late January, Microsoft embarked on a PR blitz to reassure Windows users that the company has their privacy in mind. To prove what it called its continuing devotion to privacy, it announced a new tool for Windows, the Windows Diagnostic Data Viewer, that will be available in the operating system’s next semiannual update.