Re: Another walled garden?
They (MS) seem to be taking the 'Walled Garden' approach to levels that Apple can only dream of and in contract seem like rank amateurs when compared to Microsoft.
IMHO (and I could be very wrong...) this is all a prelude to moving to a perpetual subscription model for their Operating System.
"Roll up folks. For only £9.99/month you can get full support from us. Just let us install patches when we want to and to hell with what you are doing with the computer at the time. All in the interests of your personal safety and security you understand."
Sorry Redmond, I stopped playing your tune in 2016 and I'm not going back.