Windows 8.1Adds Secret Monitoring

A look at the black underbelly of Windows 8.1 ‘Blue’

As Windows 8.1 Milestone Preview testers push and prod their way into the dark corners of Windows 8.1 “Blue,” they’re finding a bunch of things that go bump in the night. From new and likely unwelcome features, to nudges into the Microsoft data tracking sphere, to entire lopped-off pieces of Windows 8, it looks like Microsoft is changing Windows to further its own agenda.


Long story short, Windows 8 is still a nightmare. Don’t do it. Build your own pcs and order your own choice of operating system. If you don’t know how to do that take 10 minutes and look it up, it’s almost as easy as building legos.