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Microsoft menaced with GDPR mega-fines in Europe for 'large scale and covert' gathering of people's info via Office

mark l 2 Silver badge

Microsoft wouldn't get away with it if a few big licensees (such as governments and big corps) told them, remove your telemetry or we will walk. But by continuing to pay ever year for licenses for Windows and Office rather than taking their money elsewhere MS know they can continue to get away with it.

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