Softpedia reveals Vista snooping on users

ThraxThrax Professional Shill, Watch Slut, Mumble Hivemind DroneAustin, TX
edited July 2007 in Science & Tech
According to Softpedia, Microsoft's newest operating system, Windows Vista, has more than 60 routines which collect information about the user and his or her habits. Almost half of these routines phone home to Microsoft, they say. Hackles raised in 3... 2... 1...

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  • ThelemechThelemech Victoria
    edited July 2007
    That is unbelievable!:rolleyes2
  • RWBRWB
    edited July 2007
    You're surprised??? Was anybody surprised? I doubt they even touched the surface. But spying on my habits isn't exactly the most horrific crime I see, I wonder what all they are looking at.
  • edited July 2007
    I don't like that. Another reason to not get vista.
  • yaggayagga Havn't you heard? ...
    edited July 2007
    Let's bring back ME! I doubt that has the mental capacity to phone home correctly... :D
  • NLichtmanNLichtman Spring Valley, CA
    edited July 2007
    RWB wrote:
    You're surprised??? Was anybody surprised? I doubt they even touched the surface. But spying on my habits isn't exactly the most horrific crime I see, I wonder what all they are looking at.

    I wasn't surprised, but I laughed.
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