Microsoft's 'intrusive' data collection in Windows 10 breaks Dutch privacy laws

Microsoft Launcher for Android is now rolling out to all users

Microsoft Edge Now Available in Preview on Android Devices from the Google Play Store

The Edge for Android and iOS come with Hub View, Reading View, QR-code reader, voice search and more. However, as we said it is in beta. What that means is that you will now be able to download and use the Edge browser on your Android phone; something that was not possible before now. They are not informed which data are being used for what goal, neither that based on these data, personalized advertisements and recommendations can be presented, if those users have not opted out from these default settings on installation or afterward. And a lot of features of Widows Edge are still not there. But for now this will work only for those who have Fall creators update on their computer.

Microsoft Launcher comes with a touch of fluent design, the new design language is being used in the Windows 10 operating system and surprisingly Microsoft is also bringing some of the fluent design elements to the Android devices. At full telemetry, detailed data on the app usage is processed along with the info gathered from web surfing via Edge.

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"Due to Microsoft's approach users lack control of their data", claims the DPA.

Vice-Chairman of the Dutch DPA, Wilbert Tomesen, called on Microsoft to give users the "fair opportunity" to decide whether they want their data collected. The first is to help Microsoft fix Windows for devices on which it experiences errors, and the second is for Microsoft to serve personalized ads to Windows 10 users.

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The application is not yet launched officially, and for both the platform it is an unreleased app, but the difference is that on iOS platform an only limited number of users can use it while on Android anyone can download it. The way Microsoft collects data at the full telemetry level is unpredictable. Microsoft announced Edge as the Internet Explorer replacement for Windows 10; effectively edging out its old browser that was a toast of millions of people back in the days. Additionally, the Dutch DPA has established that Microsoft has not respected existing privacy choices from some users when they upgraded to the Creators Update. Microsoft has noted that some features still need to be added, but my short time with the Android app has been pretty smooth so far. However, the company made a similar promise a year ago to avoid being fined by the French DPA, too, so it remains to be seen if the changes Microsoft plans to make in a future Windows 10 update will indeed follow all of the law's requirements.

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