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With Windows 10, Microsoft abdicates its last bastion of legitimacy as an operating system vendor.

 

As a Managed Service Provider for hundreds of systems across dozens of companies, a CTO, and a veteran IT Professional with over 30 years of hands-on experience, I speak from the bully pulpit--

 

With the release of Windows 10, Microsoft abdicates its last bastion of legitimacy as a long-standing operating system vendor. Recent press and circulated missives in the IT community show clear dissatisfaction with many facets of Microsoft Windows 10, in particular, the abandonment of privacy. I want to spend a moment (or at least less time than I spent reading the lengthy missive on how to reduce Windows 10's privacy exposures), digressing on this most egregious of Microsoft's behaviors.

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Choosing a Domain Registrar, or how not to ruin your week...

 

Many of my clients push back when I indicate that we use only Network Solutions as a domain name registrar. The most common objection I hear is "they are too expensive". Let's consider cost in a different way--what does a cheaper registrar cost when they have created a problem for you by incorrectly pointing DNS requests for the better part of a week?

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