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Privacy watchdogs in the EU still have issues with Windows 10's settings
It wasn't too long ago that privacy watchdogs raised concerns with Microsoft's default privacy settings in Windows 10. Originally, Windows 10's privacy settings were turned off, meaning that the operating system would collect as much data as it was allowed, such as location, speech and keyboard data. As a result of this default functionality, watchdogs claimed it was in breach of privacy regulations.
In response, Microsoft adjusted Windows 10's default privacy settings around a month ago to be more lax. Unfortunately for the company, EU privacy watchdogs are still raising issues with privacy in Microsoft's latest operating system (via Reuters).
Known as the Article 29 Working Group, the group released a statement saying that it was still concerned about the “level of protection of users' personal data":