Cyber Security

Windows 10 Update – Words for the Legally Wise

»Posted on Oct 25, 2015 in Cyber Security, News

For those considering the upgrade to Windows 10, I have reviewed the terms and conditions of its use. This operating system, released in the summer of 2015, has been in the news lately. In summary, it is for the user to determine the advisability of downloading this updated operating system. It appears that the privacy controls could be used to effectively mitigate, but not eliminate, the substantial intrusions into user privacy. Digging Up the Facts: The Microsoft Windows 10 “Microsoft Privacy Statement” http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/privacystatement/default.aspx (“Privacy Statement”) and related “Microsoft License Terms” http://www.microsoft.com/enus/Useterms/Retail/Windows/10/UseTerms_Retail_Windows_10_English.htm (”EULA”), although much more...

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