I had a good read of the nearby 'Grinches' thread and the linked article. And it got me thinking -
" fair 'nuff, that's another point of view. For balance, let's Goggle Is Windows 10 Spyware and see what comes up"
So I did. And fully more than 50% of the first several pages of responses were in the affirmative, with the rest being neutral to negative (to W10 being spyware).
So I guess there's a lot of, emm, grinches out there. From absolute computer dummies, like me, to very savvy tech types, to respectable bussiness web sites, serious IT journalists, etc, etc.
I won't paste all the interesting links here - one can do the same search for themselves. But I found the one above quite to the point.
Also, I saw some irony in the following ...
.. concering people agreeing to EULAS. Make sure you read the part where folk agreed to SIGN OVER THEIR FIRST BORN CHILD. Now THAT, is very instructive.
Also this ...
Orwellian undertone. Yep !!!
I guess you have choices. Be a grinch, a doubter, a heretic .. or just go with flow.
After all, the W10 fan boys seem to me, to display a commitment not dissimilar to the religiousity demanded by The Church circa 1600's ..
Great is the Overlord, and mysterious are His ways .. believe, oh yea men of little faith ..