LinuxQuestions.org
Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - News > Syndicated Linux News
User Name
Password
Syndicated Linux News This forum is for the discussion of Syndicated Linux News stories.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 08-18-2016, 10:42 AM   #1
LXer
LXer NewsBot
 
Registered: Dec 2005
Posts: 99,807

Rep: Reputation: 102Reputation: 102
LXer: Windows 10 needs proper privacy portal says EFF


Published at LXer:

Slams 'questionable tactics to cause users to download software many didn’t want'The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has called on Microsoft to offer a “single unified screen” on which Windows 10 users can control how Windows 10 deals with their personal information and monitors their use of the OS.…

Read More...
 
Old 08-18-2016, 11:45 AM   #2
Kate48
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Aug 2015
Location: UK
Distribution: Ubuntu mostly, Linux Mint second, Windows third.
Posts: 8

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
Microsoft's data gathering, especially in Windows 10 and Cortana, may encourage Windows users to switch to Linux. It certainly gave me a boost to switch from dabbling with Linux distros to becoming a user of one or other Linux distribution. I'm not the only one to dislike Microsoft's invasion of privacy, either. My friend now has Linux Mint running on her computer (being one of the easiest distros, if not the easiest, for a Windows user). After a year of using (mostly) Ubuntu and Linux Mint, I now feel I've come 'home' when using my Linux box. When I do use Windows now (after many years of being a Windows user) nowadays I don't feel comfortable. Maybe Microsoft has done Linux a favour?
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
LXer: EFF, ACLU, Other NGOs Urging U.N. to Create Privacy Watchdog LXer Syndicated Linux News 0 03-07-2015 04:51 AM
LXer: Want to stop creepy online tracking? Help the EFF test Privacy Badger LXer Syndicated Linux News 0 05-02-2014 02:50 PM
LXer: Google removed a ‘vital’ privacy feature in Android and the EFF is pissed LXer Syndicated Linux News 0 12-15-2013 09:10 AM
LXer: Google tells EFF: Android 4.3's privacy tool was a MISTAKE, we've yanked it LXer Syndicated Linux News 0 12-14-2013 08:42 PM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - News > Syndicated Linux News

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:47 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration