“Except it turns out Microsoft had just been very sneaky,” Kelly reports. “What Tweakhound discovered and was subsequently confirmed by BetaNews, is Microsoft simply renamed DiagTrack. It is now called the ‘Connected User Experiences and Telemetry Service’ – which is both a) deliberately vague, and b) misleading (don’t ‘Connected User Experiences’ sound great).”
“Even sneakier is, in being renamed, Microsoft also reset users preferences,” Kelly reports. “Those who dug deep into the Windows 10 registry to disable DiagTrack will find it has been re-enabled now it is called the Connected User Experiences and Telemetry Service. Yes, tracking is back and without any warning and your preferences were irrelevant.”
More info in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: Those who use inferior wares deserve their fate.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Dan K.” for the heads up.]