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Windows 10 privacy settings: What's new in the Creators Update

Windows 10 privacy is a contentious issue. This is in part because Windows 10 is integrated with cloud-based features like Cortana, and it has features influenced by mobile such as determining your location.
Then there's Microsoft's more questionable goals, like scooping up diagnostic data and gathering information for better ad-targeting.

Windows 10 privacy settings: What's new in the Creators Update



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Bose accused of spying on users, illegal wiretapping via Bose Connect app
20 April 2017, 4:09 pm



Those high-dollar Bose headphones? A lawsuit filed in Chicago contends Bose has been spying on users via the Bose Connect app, which enables users to remotely control their Bose headphones, and violating their privacy rights by selling the information about what they listen to without permission. Furthermore, Kyle Zak accused Bose of illegal wiretapping.

The lawsuit claims the app also has a data miner called Segment.io. Segment, the company behind the data miner, advertises, “Collect all of your customer data and send it anywhere.”

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