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As that blew across the digital wires, Microsoft responded to “Windows 10 built-in piracy kill switch” accusations by claiming its EULA had always given it the power to remotely disable pirated games on PCs.
Some torrent trackers ban Windows 10 users
Torrent Freak reported that some BitTorrent trackers banned Windows 10 over privacy concerns. Torrent tracker iTS banned Windows 10 users and now redirects those users to a video called “Windows 10 is a tool to spy on everything you do.” Admins for iTS also issued the following statement:
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