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> Most computer users I know don’t particularly want a Microsoft Account. Microsoft wants them to have one though.

The other day I was setting up some windows accounts on public computers, and the ability to create local accounts not associated to m$oft accounts is really hidden...

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And then there's adds, telemetry...yeah. Pretty much what the article says.

I find it funny though that the article is mainly focused on Windows and Android (?) like, if you’re tech savy, get an un-googled android (or feature phone!) and slap a linux distro in your computer (maybe dual boot with a clean W10 if needed?)

If not (or if you value your time) maybe get apple products (2nd hand maybe?), they aren’t perfect by far (repairability…) but I think they’re a bit better in terms of privacy…controversial topic :mac:

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