Visual Studio 2015 Secretly Inserts Telemetry Code into C++

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I’m not even surprised.

Moved to “General Discussion”.

See this reply on Reddit: … to/d30dmvu

That’s an eloquent way of putting it. Translation: “We are spying on your application without your knowledge and probably impeding performance while doing so.”

They should have at least informed the devs that this existed. But no, instead they snuck this “feature” into the compiler without anyone’s knowledge…