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[-] [email protected] 3 points 3 weeks ago* (last edited 2 weeks ago)

Any serious country should banish Windows completely, and mandate everyone to only use Linux. (kinda but not actually sarcasm)

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[-] [email protected] 2 points 3 weeks ago

Anyone know when it's being implemented?

[-] [email protected] 13 points 4 weeks ago

Having Windows installed on your PC counts as permission right?

[-] [email protected] 2 points 3 weeks ago

That is certainly what MS will claim within their TOS. Best solution when possible, is to not use Windows.

[-] [email protected] 29 points 4 weeks ago

It could be fun to implement this under *NIX for fun


cronjob to take screenshots, some OCR, throw it in a database...I'd never want to use this "feature" but as an academic exercise it could be a fun project.

But having it implemented by my OS, and not by me...yikes. No thanks.

[-] [email protected] 7 points 4 weeks ago

Cron sadly does not offer precision in the seconds range.

[-] [email protected] 38 points 4 weeks ago* (last edited 4 weeks ago)

Yay another feature I have to figure out how to disable.

[-] [email protected] 33 points 4 weeks ago

i wouldn't trust a company who would enable this by default to allow users to TRULY completely disable it. much like how you can only opt out of the telemetry options they allow you to.

[-] [email protected] 10 points 4 weeks ago

I'm not a windows user, but I've heard windows enterprise has a lot of the annoyances enabled. Also linux, but I'm guessing there's a reason you don't use that already.

[-] [email protected] 12 points 4 weeks ago* (last edited 4 weeks ago)

I use linux at home but manage windows and linux at work so I'm pretty much stuck with having to deal with MS bullshit for life.

As much as I'd love to work in a linux-only environment they don't really exist in my area so I'd have to move or take a remote job that's radically different from what I'm accustomed to. And despite the MS annoyances I like my position a lot so I'm satisfied with fussing about MS online.

That said pretty pissed about the last 3 months of patch tuesday fuckery. KB5037765 ruined my week.

[-] [email protected] 178 points 4 weeks ago

Of cause they will have permission. It's in the TOS and EULA if you don't want to have them doing it you will have to use something else.

This is 100% a core feature and will break windows if you disable it. You know, until Europe says we have to let people disable it then we will only allow European versions disable it.

Unless you are an enterprise than you can flip these 2 registry keys and that group policy to disable it, but we will revert that setting every time we update the software, which will be about every month.

[-] [email protected] 9 points 4 weeks ago

Why do we live in this hell? Fuckin end users man, let me roll Arch.

[-] [email protected] 53 points 4 weeks ago

Hey, nobody is stopping your country from enforcing things like the EU.

[-] [email protected] 8 points 4 weeks ago

enforcing things like the EU

You mean like "client side scanning of all media you send via any (chat) app before encryption and sending all media that might trigger $algorithm to the police"? Yes, it happens only if you consented to it, but good luck using those apps without giving consent...

[-] [email protected] 25 points 4 weeks ago

Cries in Tory Brexit.

[-] [email protected] 4 points 4 weeks ago

Our dear leaders are okay with it as long as it's a USA company doing it

[-] [email protected] 67 points 4 weeks ago* (last edited 4 weeks ago)

Gerrymandered Congress, no campaign finance laws, bought and paid for judiciary - Allow us to introduce ourselves

[-] [email protected] 2 points 4 weeks ago
[-] [email protected] 11 points 4 weeks ago

Yes, but only if you don't count the billionaires: Elon Musk VS Brazilian Judge

[-] [email protected] 23 points 4 weeks ago
[-] [email protected] 65 points 4 weeks ago

Microsoft implements screenshot malware as Windows core feature that cannot be REALLY disabled without breaking the system.

[-] [email protected] 49 points 4 weeks ago
[-] [email protected] 19 points 4 weeks ago

The only silver lining is that it might be relegated to ARM systems initially, so we've all got time to figure out a plan to shift to Linux.

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