Re: If you're getting tired of the notifications, just disable them
Then take them to court and sue them.
In general I am in agreement with your points of view.
Like you, I feel that they have gone too far with this tampering of MY PC.
I'll gladly chip in a tenner for your case in the small claims court.
MS need to be taught a lesson. And that lesson has to start somewhere.
I too was MS certified (plus Oracle, RedHat and IBM) in the past. No longer worth it. Far too many tick box certified experts out there who don't know a bit from a byte.
Roll on retirement. Then I can shut the door on MS once and for good (riddance)