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Friday, 14 August 2015 16:54
The new operating system from Microsoft, Windows 10, which established more than 14 million people, is configured by default to monitor users. In particular, it can read e-mails, contacts and notes in the calendar. Also, based on the data collected OS personalize advertising. How to tell the bloggers, the process of changing these settings is quite time consuming. Journalists mostly warmly about the new operating system from Microsoft - Windows 10. They use such epithets as "amazing", "delicious" and "fantastic", said the English-language site RT. The new system is described as a user-friendly interface that works more quickly and smoothly than the previous version of Windows. However, it notes that the default settings Windows 10 imply a high degree of intervention in the user's personal data. Thus, the OS is able to read email, access to contacts and calendar notes. The new built-in browser Edge, who came to replace Internet Explorer, selects ads based on the collected information about the user. Popular Solitaire "Klondike" is now also contains advertising. In addition, it is reported that the personal assistant Cortana «free play of personal data." "I was very surprised to learn of the extent of intervention and data collection. And even more amazing to me is that Microsoft put these settings by default. I am sure that most people take them, without inquiring the details, and will not even imagine how much information they give, "- said web developer Jonathan Port. According to the Port, the operating system always wants to know the user's location, as well as about where he had visited. And this information to Windows 10 can transmit not only Microsoft, but and "trusted partners". "And who are these" trusted partners "? Who trusts them? I, for one, is not among those people who are now someone trusted, "- he said. The 45-page Windows 10 license agreement has a clause stating that Microsoft will have access and will keep the data, including confidential user information when deemed necessary.