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It's true that I can't, because that was years ago. But I do remember what I read. And some searching will find others who say the same.

All of the angst about Windows 10 spying did force Microsoft to be more transparent. At one point, they were facing legal action from France and Brazil, and very likely other countries.

>But I do remember what I read

There was actual fake news going around about it. Actual as in sponsored by Russia. So finding others saying the same isn't close to saying it happened, especially given many people have an axe to grind.

> fake news

> sponsored by Russia

I appreciate that this is a prevailing and popular narrative pushed by popular people, but that doesn't mean it needs to penetrate into a discussion between two civilised human beings capable of critical thinking. It would be best to keep at least this website as propaganda-free as we can.

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