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Because the latest version of Windows is always asking for information in the guise of being helpful, it’s easy to think that Microsoft is the poster child for the collective attack on your digital privacy.
It didn’t used to be that way. Until Windows-10, Microsoft was rather tame about its data collection practices. In fact, Google and Facebook have always been more aggressive in collecting your private data.
Today, a lot of companies feel perfectly entitled to require you to hand over your personal info before they open their doors. Where is all of this headed to?
It is the ‘price of free’: free email, free operating systems, free connecting with friends, free search. And while Microsoft has only recently joined the list of the mega-collectors, you can make the argument that all of these companies are doing all they can to mine your data. Let’s take a look.