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Microsoft backports data slurp to Windows 7 and 8 via patches

Frank Bitterlich


"Customer experience" => Data grabbing

consent.exe => "No need for you to consent, it's all in the EULA."

"By applying this service, you can add benefits..." => "That's benefits for us, not for you, of course."

Hardcoding the host address: "Preventing us from siphoning you usage data? Ha ha, nice try."

The MS legal department must be bored, so they're trying to pick a fight with various data protection agencies.

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