China will soon get a special version of Windows 10, not spying on users

According to the source, Microsoft is finalizing a special version of Windows 10, created at the request of the Chinese government. Developing in a joint venture of Microsoft and China Electronics Technology Group (CTEC). Unlike the normal version of Windows 10 will be the lack of means of observation of the user.

Previously, China had banned the sale of Windows 8 for security reasons, and in relation to Microsoft had launched an antitrust investigation.

In China trying to gradually get away from using Microsoft OS, monitoring the users. In 2013, the reference OS was selected Ubuntu, and in 2014 it became known about the intention of China by 2020 to switch to using its own technology in key sectors, including the transition to the NeoKylin OS.

Source: The Verge



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