Brazil court orders Microsoft to change Windows 10 data collection settings

Tuesday 8 May 2018 | 11:13 CET | News
A Federal Court in Sao Paulo ruled that Microsoft should make changes to the Windows 10 operating system within 30 days to allow users to opt out of providing personal information to the company, reports Reuters. The decision follows a case brought by the Federal Public Prosecutor's Office in April after it found that the standard option of installing and updating Windows 10 allows the company to obtain various data about consumers, without their express consent. According to the Court ruling, "in addition to violating constitutional principles, such as the protection of privacy, the company

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Categories: IT
Companies: Microsoft
Countries: Brazil
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