An official report for the Dutch government concluded:
“(Microsoft Office) systematically collects data on a large scale ... covertly, without informing people. … Microsoft does not offer any choice with regard to the amount of data, or possibility to switch off the collection.”
Don't use Microsoft Office, use LibreOffice instead 👍
It's free, open and you can get it here:
You can follow them on here:
Yes, article which includes link to report:
@switchingsocial Do you have a link to the report? I'd love to see it.
Yes, summary article with report link here:
Sorry to say but a lot to be desired for #libreoffice when it comes to actual #productivity
In corporate use, #msoffice is way ahead
I use the #msoffice at work & #libreoffice for private purpose where it is merely sufficient.
The lack of focus on #usability & #productivity was a problems with #foss for many years. People are slowly getting past this bad legacy.
@switchingsocial @nurinoas @mu LibreOffice from the website is great for home users, yes, but there are LibreOffice-based solutions ideally suited for organisations and enterprises: https://www.libreoffice.org/download/libreoffice-in-business/
@libreoffice im still waiting for a usable selfhosted gdocs alternative :( (not for business)
I thought so, but there isn't happening much
Also seeing this year's commits it looks like a dying project to me.
Either that, or development happens as closed shop now.
Similar for the frontend
@switchingsocial also just putting it out there, ONLYOffice is also opensource and (visually at least) pretty dang good
Article summarising it, includes link to report:
To be fair, I don't read a lot of news but this is the type of news I usually do read. I'd expect Google to shower me with this article from multiple news sites. 🙄
This is a drop in the ocean compared to the data farming done by Windows 10!
Una goccia nell'oceano a confronto allo rapimento di dati condotto dalla piattaforma Windows 10 (ci sara' un modo piu' succinto per descrivere, ma il mio italiano si e' completamente arruginito! Qc mi puo' sbloccare?)
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