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Microsoft security Essentials

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posted on Jun, 23 2009 @ 05:33 PM
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"Microsoft Security Essentials Privacy Statement"

www.microsoft.com...


Collection and use of your personal information



Collection and use of information about your computer



Enlisting into Microsoft® Update Center
By installing Microsoft Security Essentials on your computer, you also agree to receive updates from the Microsoft® Update Center. This will ensure that Microsoft Security Essentials uses the latest updates against malware threats and can update your computer with the latest antimalware updates as needed.
Please note that if you do not enlist into Microsoft Update Center, you will not be able install and operate Microsoft Security Essentials.



History

What this feature does: This feature provides a list of all items (programs) on your computer that were detected by Microsoft Security Essentials and actions that were taken when these programs were detected. The information in the History tab can be viewed only by the local computer administrator or by a standard user after clicking 'Continue' in the User Account Control dialog box. The information displayed in the History tab is for items detected for all users - not per user.
Allowed items, which are programs that Microsoft Security Essentials does not monitor while they are running on your computer, and Quarantined items, which are programs that Microsoft Security Essentials prevents from running until you choose to remove them or allow them to run again.
Information collected, processed, or transmitted: The list of programs on your computer detected by Microsoft Security Essentials and the actions taken are stored on your computer. These lists include Microsoft Security Essentials activity for all the local users on the computer. The lists are sent to Microsoft as part of your basic membership in Microsoft SpyNet.
Choice and control: History lists may be deleted by the local computer administrator.


You NEED to read the detail of each of these headline's

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posted on Jun, 23 2009 @ 06:10 PM
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Hahahahahaha

Is that for real and not a late April Fools Joke? Why on this green earth would anybody what to run something that is going to carry out such actions on their system? Just one more piece of junk from M$ that will hopefully die a death not unlike the one Bing has coming.



posted on Jun, 27 2009 @ 06:09 AM
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Originally posted by Helig
Hahahahahaha

Is that for real and not a late April Fools Joke? Why on this green earth would anybody what to run something that is going to carry out such actions on their system? Just one more piece of junk from M$ that will hopefully die a death not unlike the one Bing has coming.


Because Microsoft know most people don't read the T&C. Mostly because they bury all the relevant details in pages of jargon which no one short of professional lawyers (or extremely zealous Free Software advocates) pick up on most of the time....



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