Microsoft’s Recall feature, taking pictures of your screens a few times a minute, scanning, making it searchable, and so many other things, didn’t find favor amongst many people. After last weeks show was put to bed, we found that Microsoft said it would turn it off by default, and tweak a bunch of things to appease security and privacy experts. This includes encrypting the database that holds the data. Many of the pros in the field, including me, are shocked at the audacity that they went this far, and see this as an indicator of future intent. Microsoft’s age-old war for trust with customers may have lost this battle, but they’ll be back.

Privacy and security experts pummeled Recall with complaints since it was announced.

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