How much privacy will you have with Microsoft’s ‘family of devices’?

Windows may only be a “shell” now, said six different times by Steve Ballmer as he revealed a new strategy for Microsoft that revolves around a “family of devices.” The company will “design, create and deliver through us and through third parties a complete family of Windows-powered devices,” which will include “a full spectrum of both partner and first-party devices.
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