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originally posted by: lovebeck
And, how is this even legal? Is it because they are in bed w/the security agencies??
originally posted by: hellobruce
originally posted by: Informer1958
a reply to: hellobruce
It does? Of course you can show us all exactly where it states that? Exactly what section that is in? Unless......
Once you agree to their TC they can do what they please.
Once again, where exactly does it state "you are agreeing for them to turn on your microphone."
Where exactly does it state "they can do what they please?"
Did you watch the video?
Oh, you are one of those "I saw it on youtube so it must be true!"
originally posted by: supermarket2012
Our whole SOCIETY is moving in the direction of NO PRIVACY. It is only a matter of time before EVERYTHING we do, say, and think will be recorded and made available to everyone else on the planet.
Overrated or should we be concerned? I know its only applies to the Beta but how many people would accept this if they knew, and lets face it people are using this beta as there main machine. I just think people should be aware.
Look, the future of technology being able to assist you faster and faster (or even before you need it) requires the tech to know what you want and when. There is no feasible way to do this other than to monitor what you're doing, saying, etc. If you are worried some sinister human being is listening to your conversations, you're too high on yourself
Each person utilizes and creates ~5 gigs worth of data per day. the only things sifting through what you do are machines, people can't process that kind of data.
I remember being told the same things about gmail, yet here i am 10+ years later, spouting off my anti-government opinions, and I've yet to have the NSA or any government agency show up at my door.
originally posted by: ArMaP
originally posted by: Realtruth
First issue was the hibernate/sleep not working at all anymore, so I had to hold the power button down to reboot, or restart after the laptop attempted sleep mode. Basically it was either full on or full off no in between.
I had a similar problem on my home computer, as I never shut it down, I just leave it in sleep mode, but it kept on waking up. Then I remembered looking at the network card configuration and the "allow this device to activate the computer" (or something like that, I have the Portuguese version) was on. I turned it off and everything went back to normal.
originally posted by: Informer1958
a reply to: Dfairlite
Windows 10 Preview Has A Keylogger to Watch Your Every Move
Can you explain how you are oppressed or in bondage to the state due to the use of said electronic devices?
Department of Homeland Security forced to release list following freedom of information request
Agency insists it only looks for evidence of genuine threats to the U.S. and not for signs of general dissent
The Department of Homeland Security has been forced to release a list of keywords and phrases it uses to monitor social networking sites and online media for signs of terrorist or other threats against the U.S.
The intriguing the list includes obvious choices such as 'attack', 'Al Qaeda', 'terrorism' and 'dirty bomb' alongside dozens of seemingly innocent words like 'pork', 'cloud', 'team' and 'Mexico'.
Released under a freedom of information request, the information sheds new light on how government analysts are instructed to patrol the internet searching for domestic and external threats.
The words are included in the department's 2011 'Analyst's Desktop Binder' used by workers at their National Operations Center which instructs workers to identify 'media reports that reflect adversely on DHS and response activities'.
Department chiefs were forced to release the manual following a House hearing over documents obtained through a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit which revealed how analysts monitor social networks and media organisations for comments that 'reflect adversely' on the government.
However they insisted the practice was aimed not at policing the internet for disparaging remarks about the government and signs of general dissent, but to provide awareness of any potential threats.
originally posted by: Phage
a reply to: Informer1958
LOL I am sure Microsoft made those features un-disable, and if they did what are you going to do about it?
Why are you so sure?
What would I do? Not much. I don't really care much about what Microsoft knows about my computing habits. Most would find them rather boring. I'm already quite aware of the privacy issues involved with using the internet.