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Frank Rieger
The number of network connections required to and servers, to get Word just to start, is now 31. You can no longer say "I don´t want to send diagnostic data", then Word just quits silently. (Please spare me the Open/LibreOffice gospel, it does not apply here.)
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Frank Rieger May 23
Replying to @frank_rieger
It is time to require software to be usable offline and to force manufacturers to declare precisely (down to the bits) what data they send and why. That every piece of "productivity"-software turns into spyware can not continue.
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Frank Rieger May 23
Replying to @Microsoft
The list of hosts Word connects to.
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Frank Rieger May 23
Replying to @frank_rieger
And here is the support document showing that you can only chose between "Basic" and "Full" telemetry, but not "None". I think this violates the .
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Howard Chu May 23
Why does Open/LibreOffice not apply here? If you want Microsoft to change its ways, you're going to need leverage. LibreOffice gives you that leverage.
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Frank Rieger May 23
Replying to @hyc_symas @jpmens and 2 others
Because the open source attempt to emulate UI and behaviour of Word succeeded in the domain of being as buggy and resource consuming, but not in being sufficiently compatible to reliably use when you need to work on files together with die-hard Word users. Even tried multi.
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Eawag RDM Project May 23
A word on the method you used to log that, please?
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Frank Rieger May 23
Little Snitch was the tool used.
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