I don't understand what's going on. I'm setting up a new laptop for work, with effing Windows of course. And it's demanding that I log in with or create a Microsoft account.

But before the summer I set up two other identical machines, and I'm sure they let me skip the registration part!

But this time it's impossible. And all three where bought at the same time too. Wtf is this shit? So annoying

Wtf is this shit?

Surveillance capitalism. You would think Microsoft could go the route of Apple, and at least pretend they make money out of the products they sell you instead of spying on you. But then there's additional money to be made by spying, so off we go...
Sign in to participate in the conversation

The social network of the future: No ads, no corporate surveillance, ethical design, and decentralization! Own your data with Mastodon!