Jun 292010
 
 June 29, 2010  Online

Woody Leonhard writes:

Microsoft’s cavalier attitude toward privacy in the Windows Live Essentials applications has drawn the ire of many. Several of your users are probably downloading and trying the new beta versions of Windows Live Messenger, Photo Gallery, Mail, Live Sync, and Writer, collectively known as the Windows Live Essentials 2011 beta.

They might expect that the new privacy setting screen — prominently offering an option to keep their information private — would protect them from Microsoft’s more egregious privacy-busting proclivities. Think again.

Read more on InfoWorld.

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