Microsoft is part of NSA’s mass surveillance program “PRISM”
Microsoft informs the NSA about bugs before fixing them:
Microsoft openly offeres cloud data to support PRISM:
Microsoft has backdoored its disk encryption:
Windows snoops on the users’ files, text input, voice input, location, contacts, calendar records and web browsing history, even after related settings are turned off:
https://archive.is/g3QdQ · https://archive.is/ko469
A Traffic Analysis of Windows 10:
Keypoints: Windows 10 has a keylogger and uploads all your keystrokes every 5 minutes. Everything you type in Edge or Cortana is sent to Microsoft, along with any media files it finds. When webcam is enabled, 35MB of data goes to Microsoft.
Even with Cortana disabled/uninstalled, Windows 10 sends all microphone audio to Microsoft, when the computer is idle.
https://archive.is/QnTTA · https://archive.is/eZKc9
Windows 10 sends desktop screenshots straight to Microsoft:
Windows 10 scans for illegal/pirated software:
Microsoft proudly presents surveillance statistics:
>Over 82 billion photos viewed.
>Gamers spent over 4 billion hours playing PC games.
>44.5 billion minutes/month spent in Microsoft Edge.
>Over 2.5 billion questions asked of Cortana since launch.
>Windows 10 now active on over 200 million devices.
Microsoft owns Pando Networks, famous for the malware/botnet Pando Media Booster.