Microsoft’s new small print – how your personal data is (ab)used

I’ve read that Solitaire in Windows 10 has ads in it.  Then I read this about their privacy policy.  It seems like the strategy of ad based monetization becoming natively embedded in their products is alive and well.  This was a strategy that was articulate to me ~10 years ago.  Slow and steady wins the race?

Summing up these 45 pages, one can say that Microsoft basically grants itself very broad rights to collect everything you do, say and write with and on your devices in order to sell more targeted advertising or to sell your data to third parties. The company appears to be granting itself the right to share your data either with your consent “or as necessary”.

via Microsoft’s new small print – how your personal data is (ab)used.

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