Wi-Fi Sense

May 18, 2016

Microsoft Disables Wi-Fi Sense on Windows 10

This post was originally published on this siteMicrosoft has disabled its controversial Wi-Fi Sense feature, a component embedded in Windows 10 devices that shares access to WiFi networks to which you connect with any contacts you may have listed in Outlook and Skype — and, with an opt-in — your Facebook friends. Redmond made the announcement almost as a footnote in its Windows 10 Experience blog, but the feature caused quite a stir when the company’s flagship operating system first debuted last summer. Microsoft didn’t mention the privacy and security concerns raised by Wi-Fi Sense, saying only that the feature was […]