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Microsoft Brings iPhone-like Privacy Controls to Windows 10

Softpedia Thursday, 14 September 2017
Microsoft Brings iPhone-like Privacy Controls to Windows 10Microsoft has made privacy in Windows 10 a priority, and after rolling out tweaks to data collection in the operating system, the company is now preparing to introduce more changes inspired by Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android. Starting with the Fall Creators Update launching on October 17, Windows 10 will start displaying prompts for new apps that require access to specific features like camera and microphone. What’s important to know is that these app permissions prompts will only appear for apps that are installed after the Fall Creators Update, and users will be allowed to review the settings at any given moment from Start > Settings > Privacy. Easier to read the Privacy Statement Additionally, Microsoft is also adding quick access to the Privacy Statement during the initial setup process, while Learn More links will be displayed in the device settings screen to quickly jump to information regarding location, ...
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