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8 | {+</a>&nbsp;/+} <a [-href="/proprietary/proprietary.html">Other examples
| of proprietary malware</a>-]
| {+href="/proprietary/proprietary.html">Malware</a>&nbsp;/ By
| type&nbsp;/+} 
</a>&nbsp;/ <a href="/proprietary/proprietary.html">Malware</a>&nbsp;/ By type&nbsp;/ 
<a href="/proprietary/">Weitere Beispiele proprietärer Schadsoftware</a> 
10 | Nonfree (proprietary) software is very often malware (designed to mistreat
| the user). Nonfree software is controlled by its developers, which puts
| them in a position of power over the users; <a
| href="/philosophy/free-software-even-more-important.html">that is the
| basic injustice</a>. The developers {+and manufacturers+} often exercise
| that power to the detriment of the users they ought to serve. 
Nonfree (proprietary) software is very often malware (designed to mistreat the user). Nonfree software is controlled by its developers, which puts them in a position of power over the users; <a href="/philosophy/free-software-even-more-important.html">that is the basic injustice</a>. The developers and manufacturers often exercise that power to the detriment of the users they ought to serve. 
Unfreie (proprietäre) Software entspricht sehr häufig einem Schadprogramm (entworfen, um <ins>unerwünschte und gegebenenfalls schädliche Funktionen auszuführen,</ins> den Benutzer also schlecht behandeln). Unfreie Software wird von den Entwicklern kontrolliert, welches sie in eine Position der Macht gegenüber den Nutzern versetzt. <a href="/philosophy/free-software-even-more-important">Das ist die grundlegende Ungerechtigkeit!</a> Häufig üben Entwickler diese Macht zum Schaden der Benutzer aus, denen sie eigentlich dienen sollte. 
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Adobe <a href="https://web.archive.org/web/20211014123717/https://pluralistic.net/2021/10/13/theres-an-app-for-that/#gnash">has licensed its Flash Player to China's Zhong Cheng Network</a> who is offering the program bundled with spyware and a back door that can remotely deactivate it. 
 
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Adobe is responsible for this since they gave Zhong Cheng Network permission to do this. This injustice involves &ldquo;misuse&rdquo; of the DMCA, but &ldquo;proper,&rdquo; intended use of the DMCA is a much bigger injustice. There is <a href="/philosophy/right-to-read.html">a series of errors related to DMCA</a>. 
 
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A motorcycle company named Klim is selling airbag vests with different payment methods, one of them is through a <a href="https://www.vice.com/en/article/93yyyd/this-motorcycle-airbag-vest-will-stop-working-if-you-miss-a-payment">proprietary subscription-based option that will block the vest from inflating if the payments don't go through</a>. 
 
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Apple has <a href="https://sneak.berlin/20201112/your-computer-isnt-yours">implemented a malware in its computers that imposes surveillance</a> on users and reports users' computing to Apple. 
 
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A new app published by Google <a href="https://www.xda-developers.com/google-device-lock-controller-banks-payments/">lets banks and creditors deactivate people's Android devices</a> if they fail to make payments. If someone's device gets deactivated, it will be limited to basic functionality, such as emergency calling and access to settings. 
 
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Samsung is forcing its smartphone users in Hong Kong (and Macau) <a href="https://blog.headuck.com/2020/10/12/samsung-phones-force-mainland-china-dns-service-upon-hong-kong-wifi-users/">to use a public DNS in Mainland China</a>, using software update released in September 2020, which causes many unease and privacy concerns. 
 
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Oculus headsets <a href="https://www.theverge.com/2020/8/18/21372435/oculus-facebook-login-change-separate-account-support-end-quest-october">require users to identify themselves to Facebook</a>. This will give Facebook free rein to pervasively snoop on Oculus users. 
 
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The Mellow sous-vide cooker is tethered to a server. The company suddenly <a href="https://www.slashgear.com/mellow-sous-vide-owners-get-unwelcome-subscription-surprise-27630842/"> turned this tethering into a subscription</a>, forbidding users from taking advantage of the &ldquo;advanced features&rdquo; of the cooker unless they pay a monthly fee. 
 
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iMonsters and Android phones, when used for work, give employers powerful <a href="https://www.fastcompany.com/90440073/if-you-use-your-personal-phone-for-work-say-goodbye-to-your-privacy"> snooping and sabotage capabilities</a> if they install their own software on the device. Many employers demand to do this. For the employee, this is simply nonfree software, as fundamentally unjust and as dangerous as any other nonfree software. 
 
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Adobe has <a href="https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/software/adobe-to-ban-users-from-venezuela-due-to-us-executive-order/"> cancelled the software subscriptions of all users in Venezuela</a>. This demonstrates how a requirement for subscription can be turned into a tool for sabotage. 
 
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Tesla users claim Tesla <a href="https://www.reuters.com/article/us-tesla-battery/tesla-owner-lawsuit-claims-software-update-fraudulently-cut-battery-capacity-idUSKCN1UY2TW">force-installed software to cut down on battery range</a>, rather than replace the defective batteries. Tesla did this to avoid having to run their warranty. 
 
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When Apple suspects a user of fraud, it judges the case secretly and presents the verdict as a fait accompli. The punishment to a user found guilty <a href="https://qz.com/1683460/what-happens-to-your-itunes-account-when-apple-says-youve-committed-fraud/">is being cut off for life, which more-or-less cripples the user's Apple devices forever</a>. There is no appeal. 
 
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Microsoft has been <a href="https://borncity.com/win/2019/01/17/windows-10-update-kb4023057-re-released-1-16-2019/"> force-installing a &ldquo;remediation&rdquo; program</a> on computers running certain versions of Windows 10. Remediation, in Microsoft's view, means <a href="https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/topic/kb4023057-update-for-windows-10-update-service-components-fccad0ca-dc10-2e46-9ed1-7e392450fb3a"> tampering with users' settings and files</a>, notably to &ldquo;repair&rdquo; any components of the updating system that users may have intentionally disabled, and thus regain full power over them. Microsoft repeatedly pushed faulty versions of this program to users' machines, causing numerous problems, some of which <a href="https://www.windowsmode.com/microsoft-suspends-windows-10-october-2018-update-rollout-due-to-critical-bugs/"> critical</a>. 
 
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This exemplifies the arrogant and manipulative attitude that proprietary software developers have learned to adopt toward the people they are supposedly serving. Migrate to a <a href="/distros/free-distros.html">free operating system</a> if you can! 
 
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Ebooks &ldquo;bought&rdquo; from Microsoft's store check that their DRM is valid by connecting to the store every time their &ldquo;owner&rdquo; wants to read them. Microsoft is going to close this store, <a href="https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-47810367"> bricking all DRM'ed ebooks it has ever &ldquo;sold&rdquo;</a>. (The article additionally highlights the pitfalls of DRM.) 
 
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The British supermarket Tesco sold tablets which were tethered to Tesco's server for reinstalling default settings. Tesco <a href="https://www.theguardian.com/money/2019/mar/25/tesco-hudl-tablet-support-kill-fix"> turned off the server for old models</a>, so now if you try to reinstall the default settings, it bricks them instead. 
 
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Twenty nine &ldquo;beauty camera&rdquo; apps that used to be on Google Play had one or more malicious functionalities, such as stealing users' photos instead of &ldquo;beautifying&rdquo; them, <a href="https://www.teleanalysis.com/these-29-beauty-camera-apps-steal-private-photo/"> pushing unwanted and often malicious ads on users, and redirecting them to phishing sites</a> that stole their credentials. Furthermore, the user interface of most of them was designed to make uninstallation difficult. 
 
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Foundry's graphics software <a href="https://torrentfreak.com/software-company-fines-pirates-after-monitoring-their-computers-181102/"> reports information to identify who is running it</a>. The result is often a legal threat demanding a lot of money. 
 
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Apple and Samsung deliberately <a href="https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/oct/24/apple-samsung-fined-for-slowing-down-phones">degrade the performance of older phones to force users to buy their newer phones</a>. 
 
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Printer manufacturers are very innovative&mdash;at blocking the use of independent replacement ink cartridges. Their &ldquo;security upgrades&rdquo; occasionally impose new forms of cartridge DRM. <a href="https://www.vice.com/en/article/pa98ab/printer-makers-are-crippling-cheap-ink-cartridges-via-bogus-security-updates"> HP and Epson have done this</a>. 
 
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The game Metal Gear Rising for MacOS was tethered to a server. The company <a href="http://www.gamerevolution.com/news/400087-metal-gear-rising-mac-unplayable-drm"> shut down the server, and all copies stopped working</a>. 
Die für die Mac-Portierung des Spiels <b>Metal Gear Rising</b> zuständige Firma hat den für den Startvorgang benötigten <a href="https://www.gamerevolution.com/news/400087-metal-gear-rising-mac-unplayable-drm" hreflang="en">DRM-Server [für den Kopierschutz] abgeschaltet</a> und alle lässt sich nicht mehr spielen. 
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The Telegram client is free software on other platforms, but not on iThings. Since <a href="/proprietary/proprietary-jails.html#apple">they are jails</a>, they don't permit any app to be free software. 
Auf anderen Plattformen ist Telegram Freie Software, nicht aber auf den iDingern. Da <a href="/proprietary/proprietary-jails#apple">sie Gefängnisse sind</a>, ist keiner App erlaubt Freie Software zu sein. 
50 | MacOS High Sierra forcibly reformats SSD boot drives, and <a
| [-href="https://www.macworld.com/article/3230498/storage/apple-file-system-apfs-faq.html">-]
| {+href="https://www.macworld.com/article/3230498/apple-file-system-apfs-faq.html">+}
| changes the file system from HFS+ to APFS</a>, which cannot be accessed
| from GNU/Linux, Windows or even older versions of MacOS. 
MacOS High Sierra forcibly reformats SSD boot drives, and <a href="https://www.macworld.com/article/3230498/apple-file-system-apfs-faq.html"> changes the file system from HFS+ to APFS</a>, which cannot be accessed from GNU/Linux, Windows or even older versions of MacOS. 
MacOS High Sierra formatiert SSD-Boot-Laufwerke zwangsweise neu und <a href="https://www.macworld.com/article/3230498/storage/apple-file-system-apfs-faq.html">ändert das Dateisystem von HFS+ auf APFS</a>, auf das von GNU/Linux, Windows oder älteren MacOS-Versionen nicht zugegriffen werden kann. 
55 | Sonos <a
| href="http://www.zdnet.com/article/sonos-accept-new-privacy-policy-speakers-cease-to-function/">
| told all its customers, &ldquo;Agree&rdquo; to snooping or the product
| will stop working</a>. <a
| [-href="https://consumerist.com/2017/08/23/sonos-holds-software-updates-hostage-if-you-dont-sign-new-privacy-agreement/#more-10287321">Another-]
| {+href="https://www.consumerreports.org/consumerist/sonos-holds-software-updates-hostage-if-you-dont-sign-new-privacy-agreement/">
| Another+} article</a> says they won't forcibly change the software, but
| people won't be able to get any upgrades and eventually it will stop
| working. 
Sonos <a href="http://www.zdnet.com/article/sonos-accept-new-privacy-policy-speakers-cease-to-function/"> told all its customers, &ldquo;Agree&rdquo; to snooping or the product will stop working</a>. <a href="https://www.consumerreports.org/consumerist/sonos-holds-software-updates-hostage-if-you-dont-sign-new-privacy-agreement/"> Another article</a> says they won't forcibly change the software, but people won't be able to get any upgrades and eventually it will stop working. 
Sonos <a href="//www.zdnet.com/article/sonos-accept-new-privacy-policy-speakers-cease-to-function/" title="Sonos says users must accept new privacy policy or devices may ”cease to function“, unter: http://www.zdnet.com/article/sonos-accept-new-privacy-policy-speakers-cease-to-function/ 2017.">erzählt all seinen Kunden, dem Schnüffeln „zuzustimmen“ oder das Produkt würde aufhören zu funktionieren</a>. <a href="https://consumerist.com/2017/08/23/sonos-holds-software-updates-hostage-if-you-dont-sign-new-privacy-agreement/#more-10287321" title="Sonos Holds Software Updates Hostage If You Don’t Sign New Privacy Agreement, unter: https://consumerist.com/2017/08/23/sonos-holds-software-updates-hostage-if-you-dont-sign-new-privacy-agreement/#more-10287321 2017.">Ein weiterer Artikel</a> besagt die Software würde nicht zwingend geändert werden, aber Nutzer nicht in der Lage sein irgendwelche Verbesserungen zu erhalten, und schließlich aufhören zu funktionieren. 
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Microsoft has made Windows 7 and 8 cease to function on certain new computers, <a href="https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4012982/the-processor-is-not-supported-together-with-the-windows-version-that">effectively forcing their owners to switch to Windows 10</a>. 
Microsoft hat Windows 7 und 8.1 dazu gebracht, auf bestimmten neuen Rechnern aufzuhören zu funktionieren, um so <a href="https://support.microsoft.com/de-de/help/4012982/the-processor-is-not-supported-together-with-the-windows-version-that-" title="Fehlermeldung „Ihr PC verwendet einen unter dieser Windows-Version nicht unterstützten Prozessor beim Suchen oder Herunterladen von Windows-Updates, unter: support.microsoft.com 2017 ff." hreflang="de">deren Eigentümer effektiv dazu zu zwingen auf Windows 10 umzusteigen</a>. 
62 | Anova sabotaged users' cooking devices with a downgrade that tethered them
| to a remote server. <a
| [-href="https://consumerist.com/2017/04/12/anova-ticks-off-customers-by-requiring-mandatory-accounts-to-cook-food/#more-10275062">Unless-]
| {+href="https://web.archive.org/web/20170415145520/https://consumerist.com/2017/04/12/anova-ticks-off-customers-by-requiring-mandatory-accounts-to-cook-food/">Unless+}
| users create an account on Anova's servers, their cookers won't
| [-function.</a>-] {+function</a>.+} 
Anova sabotaged users' cooking devices with a downgrade that tethered them to a remote server. <a href="https://web.archive.org/web/20170415145520/https://consumerist.com/2017/04/12/anova-ticks-off-customers-by-requiring-mandatory-accounts-to-cook-food/">Unless users create an account on Anova's servers, their cookers won't function</a>. 
Anova sabotierte Kochgeräte mit einem Downgrade, welches sie mit einen Remote-Server verbunden hat. <a href="https://consumerist.com/2017/04/12/anova-ticks-off-customers-by-requiring-mandatory-accounts-to-cook-food/#more-10275062">Solange kein Kundenkonto erstellt wurde, funktionierten die Geräte nicht.</a> 
63 | The iPhone 7 contains DRM specifically designed to <a
| [-href="https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/kbjm8e/iphone-7-home-button-unreplaceable-repair-software-lock">-]
| {+href="https://www.vice.com/en/article/kbjm8e/iphone-7-home-button-unreplaceable-repair-software-lock">+}
| brick it if an &ldquo;unauthorized&rdquo; repair shop fixes it</a>.
| &ldquo;Unauthorized&rdquo; essentially means anyone besides Apple. 
The iPhone 7 contains DRM specifically designed to <a href="https://www.vice.com/en/article/kbjm8e/iphone-7-home-button-unreplaceable-repair-software-lock"> brick it if an &ldquo;unauthorized&rdquo; repair shop fixes it</a>. &ldquo;Unauthorized&rdquo; essentially means anyone besides Apple. 
Das iPhone 7 enthält DRM, speziell für den Fall entwickelt es <a href="https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/kbjm8e/iphone-7-home-button-unreplaceable-repair-software-lock" hreflang="en">zu schrotten, wenn eine „unautorisierte“ Reparaturwerkstatt es repariert</a>. „Unautorisiert“ bedeutet im Grunde genommen jeder außer Apple. 
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In its efforts to trick users of Windows 7 and 8 into installing all-spying Windows 10 against their will, Microsoft forced their computers to <a href="https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2015/sep/11/microsoft-downloading-windows-1"> silently download&hellip; the whole of Windows 10</a>! Apparently, this was done through a <a href="/proprietary/proprietary-back-doors.html#windows-update"> universal back door</a>. Not only did the unwanted downloads <a href="https://www.theregister.co.uk/2016/06/03/windows_10_upgrade_satellite_link/"> jeopardize important operations in regions of the world with poor connectivity</a>, but many of the people who let installation proceed found out that this &ldquo;upgrade&rdquo; was in fact a <a href="http://gizmodo.com/woman-wins-10-000-from-microsoft-after-unwanted-window-1782666146"> downgrade</a>. 
 
69 | Apple <a
| [-href="http://www.theregister.co.uk/2016/04/14/uninstall_quicktime_for_windows/">stops-]
| {+href="https://www.theregister.co.uk/2016/04/14/uninstall_quicktime_for_windows/">
| stops+} users from fixing the security bugs in Quicktime for Windows</a>,
| while refusing to fix them itself. 
Apple <a href="https://www.theregister.co.uk/2016/04/14/uninstall_quicktime_for_windows/"> stops users from fixing the security bugs in Quicktime for Windows</a>, while refusing to fix them itself. 
Apple <a href="http://www.theregister.co.uk/2016/04/14/uninstall_quicktime_for_windows/" title="Uninstall QuickTime for Windows: Apple will not patch its security bugs, unter: The Register, theregister.co.uk 2016.">verhindert Beseitigung von Sicherheitslücken in Quicktime für Windows durch Benutzer</a>, weigert sich aber auch selbst die Lücke zu beheben. 
70 | Once Microsoft has tricked a user into accepting installation of Windows
| 10, <a
| href="http{+s+}://www.theregister.co.uk/2016/06/01/windows_10_nagware_no_way_out/">they
| find that they are denied the option to cancel or even postpone the
| imposed date of installation</a>. 
Once Microsoft has tricked a user into accepting installation of Windows 10, <a href="https://www.theregister.co.uk/2016/06/01/windows_10_nagware_no_way_out/">they find that they are denied the option to cancel or even postpone the imposed date of installation</a>. 
Sobald Microsoft einen Benutzer dazu verleitet hat die Installation von Windows 10 zu akzeptieren, <a href="https://web.archive.org/web/20160603113832/http://www.theregister.co.uk/2016/06/01/windows_10_nagware_no_way_out/" title="Windows 10 nagware: You can't click X. Make a date OR ELSE – reader, The Register, unter: web.archive.org 2016.">wird die Möglichkeit verweigert die Installation abzubrechen oder auch das auferlegte Datum zurückzusetzen</a>. 
72 | The Apple Music client program <a
| [-href="https://blog.vellumatlanta.com/2016/05/04/apple-stole-my-music-no-seriously/">scans-]
| {+href="https://web.archive.org/web/20170520213355/https://blog.vellumatlanta.com/2016/05/04/apple-stole-my-music-no-seriously/">scans+}
| the user's file system for music files, copies them to an Apple server,
| and deletes them</a>. 
The Apple Music client program <a href="https://web.archive.org/web/20170520213355/https://blog.vellumatlanta.com/2016/05/04/apple-stole-my-music-no-seriously/">scans the user's file system for music files, copies them to an Apple server, and deletes them</a>. 
Das Clientprogramm <b>Apple Music</b> <a href="https://blog.vellumatlanta.com/2016/05/04/apple-stole-my-music-no-seriously/" title="jamespinkstone, Apple Stole My Music. No, Seriously, unter: blog.vellumatlanta.com 2016.">durchsucht das Dateisystem des Benutzers nach Musikdateien, kopiert sie auf einen Apple-Server und löscht sie</a>. 
73 | Revolv is [-an IoT-] {+a+} device [-which-] {+that+} managed &ldquo;smart
| home&rdquo; operations: switching [-the-] lights, operate motion sensors,
| regulating temperature, etc. {+Its proprietary software depends on a
| remote server to do these tasks.+} On May 15th, 2016, [-Google said-]
| {+Google/Alphabet <a
| href="https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2016/04/nest-reminds-customers-ownership-isnt-what-it-used-be">intentionally
| broke+} it [-would shut-] {+by shutting+} down the [-service linked to the
| device, making it unusable.-] {+server</a>.+} 
Revolv is a device that managed &ldquo;smart home&rdquo; operations: switching lights, operate motion sensors, regulating temperature, etc. Its proprietary software depends on a remote server to do these tasks. On May 15th, 2016, Google/Alphabet <a href="https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2016/04/nest-reminds-customers-ownership-isnt-what-it-used-be">intentionally broke it by shutting down the server</a>. 
<b>Revolv</b> ist ein <i>Internet der Dinge</i> (IdD)-Gerät, das „intelligente Heimautomatisierung“ steuerte: Beleuchtungen, Bewegungssensoren, Temperaturen usw. Am 15. Mai 2016 teilte Google mit, dass es den Dienst, der mit dem Gerät verbunden ist, deaktiviere würde, und damit unbenutzbar macht. 
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iOS version 9 for iThings <a href="https://www.theguardian.com/money/2016/feb/05/error-53-apple-iphone-software-update-handset-worthless-third-party-repair">sabotages them irreparably if they were repaired by someone other than Apple</a>. Apple eventually backed off from this policy under criticism from the users. However, it has not acknowledged that this was wrong. 
<a href="//www.theguardian.com/money/2016/feb/05/error-53-apple-iphone-software-update-handset-worthless-third-party-repair" title="Miles Brignall, ‘Error 53’ fury mounts as Apple software update threatens to kill your iPhone 6, The Guardian 2016.">iOS 9 sabotiert iDinger irreparabel</a>, sofern sie durch „nicht autorisierte“ Dritt-Anbieter repariert wurden. Apple wich schließlich von dieser Politik nach Kritik von Nutzern ab, bestätigte jedoch nicht, dass dies falsch war. 
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FTDI's proprietary driver for its USB-to-serial chips has been designed to <a href="http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2014/10/windows-update-drivers-bricking-usb-serial-chips-beloved-of-hardware-hackers/">sabotage alternative compatible chips</a> so that they no longer work. Microsoft is <a href="http://it.slashdot.org/story/16/01/31/1720259/ftdi-driver-breaks-hardware-again">installing this automatically</a> as an &ldquo;upgrade&rdquo;. 
Proprietäre Treiber von <em>FTDI</em> für deren USB-zu-Seriell-Chips wurden so entwickelt, <a href="//arstechnica.com/information-technology/2014/10/windows-update-drivers-bricking-usb-serial-chips-beloved-of-hardware-hackers/" title="Windows Update drivers bricking USB serial chips beloved of hardwar, unter: arstechnica.com 2014.">alternative &amp; kompatible Chips zu sabotieren</a>, damit diese nicht mehr funktionieren. Microsoft wird dieses als „Upgrade“ (engl. für „Verbesserung“) <a href="https://it.slashdot.org/story/16/01/31/1720259/ftdi-driver-breaks-hardware-again" title="FTDI Driver Breaks Hardware Again, unter: Slashdot 2016.">automatisch installieren</a>. 
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http://heise.de/-3023955 
Google has long had <a href="http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2015/nov/24/google-can-unlock-android-devices-remotely-if-phone-unencrypted">a back door to remotely unlock an Android device</a>, unless its disk is encrypted (possible since Android 5.0 Lollipop, but still not quite the default). 
Google hat eine <a href="//www.theguardian.com/technology/2015/nov/24/google-can-unlock-android-devices-remotely-if-phone-unencrypted" title="Samuel Gibbs, Google can unlock some Android devices remotely, district attorney says, unter: theguardian.com 2015.">Hintertür eingebaut, um ein Android-Gerät aus der Ferne zurückzusetzen</a>, sofern die Daten auf dem Gerät nicht vollverschlüsselt sind (geplant seit Android 5.0 Lollipop, aber noch nicht ganz der Standard). 
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Windows 10 &ldquo;upgrades&rdquo; <a href="http://www.ghacks.net/2015/11/24/beware-latest-windows-10-update-may-remove-programs-automatically/"> delete applications</a> without asking permission. 
Windows 10-„Verbesserungen“ <a href="//www.ghacks.net/2015/11/24/beware-latest-windows-10-update-may-remove-programs-automatically/" title="Martin Brinkmann, Beware, latest Windows 10 Update may remove programs automatically, gHacks 2015.">löschen Anwendungen</a> ohne Rückfrage. 
82 | <a
| [-href="http://www.computerworld.com/article/2984889/windows-pcs/lenovo-collects-usage-data-on-thinkpad-thinkcentre-and-thinkstation-pcs.html">-]
| {+href="https://www.computerworld.com/article/2984889/lenovo-collects-usage-data-on-thinkpad-thinkcentre-and-thinkstation-pcs.html">+}
| Lenovo stealthily installed crapware and spyware via BIOS</a> on Windows
| installs. Note that the specific sabotage method Lenovo used did not
| affect GNU/Linux; also, a &ldquo;clean&rdquo; Windows install is not
| really clean since <a
| href="/proprietary/malware-microsoft.html">Microsoft puts in its own
| malware</a>. 
<a href="https://www.computerworld.com/article/2984889/lenovo-collects-usage-data-on-thinkpad-thinkcentre-and-thinkstation-pcs.html"> Lenovo stealthily installed crapware and spyware via BIOS</a> on Windows installs. Note that the specific sabotage method Lenovo used did not affect GNU/Linux; also, a &ldquo;clean&rdquo; Windows install is not really clean since <a href="/proprietary/malware-microsoft.html">Microsoft puts in its own malware</a>. 
<a href="//www.computerworld.com/article/2984889/windows-pcs/lenovo-collects-usage-data-on-thinkpad-thinkcentre-and-thinkstation-pcs.html" title="Lenovo collects usage data on ThinkPad, ThinkCentre and ThinkStation PCs, unter: computerworld.com 2015.">Lenovo installiert(e) heimlich <i>unerwünschte vorinstallierte Software</i> („Crapware“) via BIOS</a> auf Windows-Installationen. <em>Beachten Sie</em>, dass diese konkrete von Lenovo verwendete <strong>Sabotage-Methode keinerlei Einfluss auf GNU-Systeme</strong> (mit Linux-Kern) hatte; auch ist eine „saubere“ Windows-Installation nicht wirklich sauber, da <a href="/proprietary/malware-microsoft">Microsoft eigene Schadprogramme einbaut</a>. 
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Vizio <a href="http://boingboing.net/2015/04/30/telescreen-watch-vizio-adds-s.html"> used a firmware &ldquo;upgrade&rdquo; to make its TVs snoop on what users watch</a>. The TVs did not do that when first sold. 
Vizio<ins>, ein amerikanisches, nicht börsennotiertes Unternehmen im Bereich Unterhaltungselektronik,</ins> <a href="//boingboing.net/2015/04/30/telescreen-watch-vizio-adds-s.html" title="Telescreen watch: Vizio adds spyware to its TVs, unter: boingboing.net 2015.">verwendete eine Firmware-„Verbesserung“, um ihre Fernsehgeräte u. a. zu veranlassen, herumzuschnüffeln, was Zuschauer sich angucken</a>. Die Fernseher taten dies zuvor nicht. 
85 | <a
| [-href="http://www.computerworlduk.com/blogs/open-enterprise/windows-xp-end-of-an-era-end-of-an-error-3569489/">Microsoft-]
| {+href="https://web.archive.org/web/20191205010621/https://www.computerworld.com/article/3423768/windows-xp--end-of-an-era--end-of-an-error.html">Microsoft+}
| cut off security fixes for Windows XP, except to some big users that pay
| [-exorbitantly.</a>-] {+exorbitantly</a>.+} 
<a href="https://web.archive.org/web/20191205010621/https://www.computerworld.com/article/3423768/windows-xp--end-of-an-era--end-of-an-error.html">Microsoft cut off security fixes for Windows XP, except to some big users that pay exorbitantly</a>. 
<a href="//www.computerworlduk.com/blogs/open-enterprise/windows-xp-end-of-an-era-end-of-an-error-3569489/" title="Windows XP: End of an Era, End of an Error, unter: computerworlduk.com 2014.">Microsoft stoppt Sicherheitsaktualisierungen für Windows&#160;XP, außer für einige zahlungskräftige Nutzer, die exorbitante Summen zahlen</a>. 
86 | Microsoft is going to <a
| [-href="http://www.computerworlduk.com/news/security/3605515/more-than-half-of-all-ie-users-face-patch-axe-in-10-months/">-]
| {+href="https://web.archive.org/web/20181030194725/https://www.computerworlduk.com/applications/more-than-half-of-all-ie-users-face-patch-axe-in-10-months-3605515/">+}
| cut off support for some Internet Explorer versions</a> in the same way. 
Microsoft is going to <a href="https://web.archive.org/web/20181030194725/https://www.computerworlduk.com/applications/more-than-half-of-all-ie-users-face-patch-axe-in-10-months-3605515/"> cut off support for some Internet Explorer versions</a> in the same way. 
Microsoft wird die <a href="//www.computerworlduk.com/news/security/3605515/more-than-half-of-all-ie-users-face-patch-axe-in-10-months/" title="More than half of all IE users face patch axe in 10 months, unter: computerworlduk.com 2015.">Unterstützung für einige Versionen des Internet Explorers auf die gleiche Weise stoppen</a>. 
89 (" ") unnecessary inconvenience!!! 
Apple <a href="http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/dec/04/apple-deleted-music-ipods-rivals-steve-jobs"> deleted from iPods the music that users had got from internet music stores that competed with iTunes</a>. 
Apple <a href="//www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/dec/04/apple-deleted-music-ipods-rivals-steve-jobs" title="Apple deleted music from users’ iPods purchased from rivals, court told, unter: theguardian.com 2014.">löschte auf iPods die Musik, die sich Nutzer über mit iTunes im Wettbewerb stehende Internetmusikhändler besorgt hatten</a>. 
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LG <a href="http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140511/17430627199/lg-will-take-smart-out-your-smart-tv-if-you-dont-agree-to-share-your-viewing-search-data-with-third-parties.shtml"> disabled network features</a> on <em>previously purchased</em> &ldquo;smart&rdquo; TVs, unless the purchasers agreed to let LG begin to snoop on them and distribute their personal data. 
LG <a href="//www.techdirt.com/articles/20140511/17430627199/lg-will-take-smart-out-your-smart-tv-if-you-dont-agree-to-share-your-viewing-search-data-with-third-parties.shtml" title="LG Will Take The 'Smart' Out Of Your Smart TV If You Don't Agree To Share Your Viewing And Search Data With Third Parties, unter: techdirt.com 2014.">deaktiviert Netzwerkfunktionen</a> auf <em>zuvor gekauften</em> „Smart“-Fernsehgeräten, sofern Käufer nicht zustimmen LG herumschnüffeln und persönlichen Daten verteilen zu lassen. 
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Some proprietary <a href="http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/jan/19/apple-talking-cats-in-app-purchases"> games lure children to spend their parents' money</a>. 
Einige proprietäre <a href="https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/jan/19/apple-talking-cats-in-app-purchases" title="Apple needs to clamp down on its talking cats, unter: https://www.theguardian.com/international 2014.">Spiele locken Kinder um das Geld ihrer Eltern auszugeben</a>. 
94 | <a
| href="http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/sep/05/nsa-gchq-encryption-codes-security">The
| NSA has put back doors into nonfree encryption [-software.</a>-]
| {+software</a>.+} We don't know which ones they are, but we can be sure
| they include some widely used systems. This reinforces the point that you
| can never trust the security of nonfree software. 
<a href="http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/sep/05/nsa-gchq-encryption-codes-security">The NSA has put back doors into nonfree encryption software</a>. We don't know which ones they are, but we can be sure they include some widely used systems. This reinforces the point that you can never trust the security of nonfree software. 
<a href="//www.theguardian.com/world/2013/sep/05/nsa-gchq-encryption-codes-security" title="Revealed: how US and UK spy agencies defeat internet privacy and security, unter: theguardian.com 2013.">NSA hat Hintertüren in unfreie Verschlüsselungssoftware eingebaut</a>. Wir wissen nicht welche es sind, aber wir können sicher sein, dass es einige weit verbreitete Systeme sind. Dies verstärkt den Punkt, dass man der Sicherheit unfreier Software niemals vertrauen kann. 
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Adobe applications have time bombs: they <a href="http://techcrunch.com/2013/05/06/adobe-goes-all-in-with-subscription-based-creative-cloud-will-stop-selling-regular-cs-licenses-shrink-wrapped-boxes/"> stop working after a certain time</a>, after which the user must pay to extend the time. 
In Adobe-Anwendungen ticken Zeitbomben: sie <a href="//techcrunch.com/2013/05/06/adobe-goes-all-in-with-subscription-based-creative-cloud-will-stop-selling-regular-cs-licenses-shrink-wrapped-boxes/" title="Adobe Goes All-In With Subscription-Based Creative Cloud, Will Still Sell CS6 For Now But Will Stop Developing It, unter: techcrunch.com 2013.">hören nach einer bestimmten Zeit auf zu arbeiten</a>, nach welcher der Benutzer zahlen muss, um die Zeit zu verlängern. 
97 ##! (PR: Photoshop Elements 14 review) -> http://www.expertreviews.co.uk/adobe/adobe-photoshop-elements-14
| Once there was a problem with the servers that these programs use to check
| who has paid, and <a
| [-href="http://www.macuser.co.uk/9015-adobe-creative-cloud-outage-leaves-adobe-users-locked-out">-]
| {+href="https://web.archive.org/web/20150120010845/http://www.macuser.co.uk/9015-adobe-creative-cloud-outage-leaves-adobe-users-locked-out">+}
| the applications refused to work for anyone</a>. 
Once there was a problem with the servers that these programs use to check who has paid, and <a href="https://web.archive.org/web/20150120010845/http://www.macuser.co.uk/9015-adobe-creative-cloud-outage-leaves-adobe-users-locked-out"> the applications refused to work for anyone</a>. 
Einmal gab es ein Problem mit den Servern, die diese Programme verwenden (um zu überprüfen wer bezahlt hat), und <a href="//www.macuser.co.uk/9015-adobe-creative-cloud-outage-leaves-adobe-users-locked-out" title="Creative Cloud outage leaves Adobe users unable to work, unter: macuser.co.uk ">die Anwendungen verweigerten für jedermann die Arbeit</a>. 
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Oracle's nonfree Java plug-in for browsers <a href="http://www.zdnet.com/article/a-close-look-at-how-oracle-installs-deceptive-software-with-java-updates/">sneakily installs other annoying proprietary software</a>. 
Oracles unfreies Java-Plug-in für Internetbrowser <a href="//www.zdnet.com/article/a-close-look-at-how-oracle-installs-deceptive-software-with-java-updates/" title="A close look at how Oracle installs deceptive software with Java updates, unter: zdnet.com 2013.">installiert heimlich andere lästige proprietäre Software</a>. 
99 | That article disregards all other bad things about proprietary software.
| For instance, it regards the inclusion of proprietary Flash Player (which
| has a <a
| [-href="http://www.imasuper.com/66/technology/flash-cookies-the-silent-privacy-killer/">surveillance-]
| {+href="https://web.archive.org/web/20200808151607/http://www.imasuper.com/2008/10/09/flash-cookies-the-silent-privacy-killer/">surveillance+}
| feature</a> and DRM) in Chrome as a good thing. Chrome is a proprietary
| browser with a universal back door. 
That article disregards all other bad things about proprietary software. For instance, it regards the inclusion of proprietary Flash Player (which has a <a href="https://web.archive.org/web/20200808151607/http://www.imasuper.com/2008/10/09/flash-cookies-the-silent-privacy-killer/">surveillance feature</a> and DRM) in Chrome as a good thing. Chrome is a proprietary browser with a universal back door. 
Dieser Artikel lässt alle anderen schlechten Dinge über proprietäre Software außer Acht. Beispielsweise wird die Aufnahme des proprietären Flash-Players (der eine <a href="//www.imasuper.com/66/technology/flash-cookies-the-silent-privacy-killer/" title="Flash Cookies: The Silent Privacy Killer, unter: imasuper.com 2008.">Überwachungsfunktion</a> und DRM enthält) in Chrome als positiv betrachtet. Chrome ist ein proprietärer Webbrowser mit einer universellen Hintertür. 
101 | In 2014, <a
| [-href="http://www.computerworld.com/article/2494794/malware-vulnerabilities/oracle-will-continue-to-bundle--crapware--with-java.html">Oracle-]
| {+href="https://www.computerworld.com/article/2494794/oracle-will-continue-to-bundle--crapware--with-java.html">
| Oracle+} insisted on continuing this [-practice.</a>-] {+practice</a>.+} 
In 2014, <a href="https://www.computerworld.com/article/2494794/oracle-will-continue-to-bundle--crapware--with-java.html"> Oracle insisted on continuing this practice</a>. 
201<ins>3</ins> <a href="//www.computerworld.com/article/2494794/malware-vulnerabilities/oracle-will-continue-to-bundle--crapware--with-java.html" title="Oracle will continue to bundle ‘crapware’ with Java, unter: computerworld.com 2013.">bestand Oracle darauf, diese Praxis fortzusetzen</a>. 
103 | Sony subsequently sent police after Geohot, after he cracked the code that
| blocked users from changing the firmware, and we responded by calling for
| a <a href="http://boycottsony.org">boycott of Sony[- -]</a>. 
Sony subsequently sent police after Geohot, after he cracked the code that blocked users from changing the firmware, and we responded by calling for a <a href="http://boycottsony.org">boycott of Sony</a>. 
Daraufhin sandte Sony die Polizei zu Geohot, nachdem er den Code knackte, der Nutzer davon abhielt die Firmware zu ändern, und wir reagierten mit einem Aufruf zum <a href="//boycottsony.org" title="Boycott Sony, unter: defectivebydesign.org."><em>Boykott von Sony</em></a>. 
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In a court settlement Sony is <a href="http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2016/06/if-you-used-to-run-linux-on-your-ps3-you-could-get-55-from-sony/"> now paying for the sabotage</a>. 
In einem gerichtlichen Vergleich <a href="//arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2016/06/if-you-used-to-run-linux-on-your-ps3-you-could-get-55-from-sony/" title="David Kravets, Sony agrees to pay millions to gamers to settle PS3 Linux debacle, unter: Ars Technica, arstechnica.com 2016.">zahlt Sony nun für die Sabotage</a>. 
105 | <a
| [-href="http://www.computerworld.com/article/2541250/apple-mac/update--apple-plays-hardball--upgrade--bricks--unlocked-iphones.html">An-]
| {+href="https://www.computerworld.com/article/2541250/update--apple-plays-hardball--upgrade--bricks--unlocked-iphones.html">
| An+} Apple firmware &ldquo;upgrade&rdquo; bricked iPhones that had been
| [-unlocked.</a>-] {+unlocked</a>.+} The &ldquo;upgrade&rdquo; also
| deactivated applications not approved by <a
| href="/proprietary/proprietary-jails.html">Apple censorship</a>. All
| this was apparently intentional. 
<a href="https://www.computerworld.com/article/2541250/update--apple-plays-hardball--upgrade--bricks--unlocked-iphones.html"> An Apple firmware &ldquo;upgrade&rdquo; bricked iPhones that had been unlocked</a>. The &ldquo;upgrade&rdquo; also deactivated applications not approved by <a href="/proprietary/proprietary-jails.html">Apple censorship</a>. All this was apparently intentional. 
<a href="//www.computerworld.com/article/2541250/apple-mac/update--apple-plays-hardball--upgrade--bricks--unlocked-iphones.html" title="Update: Apple plays hardball: Upgrade 'bricks' unlocked iPhones, unter: computerworld.com 2007.">Apple-Firmware-„Verbesserung“ schrottet entsperrte iPhones</a>. Die „Verbesserung“ deaktivierte ebenfalls nicht durch die <a href="/proprietary/proprietary-jails">Apple-Zensur</a> gebilligte Applikationen. Scheinbar war das alles beabsichtigt. 
106 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
! GNU should report facts briefly and crisply! Also resulting !
! consequences should not be swept away by an own opinion! !
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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<li id="tn01"><a href="#tn01-ref">[1]</a> Heise Security, <cite><a href="//heise.de/-2778547">Lenovos Service Engine: BIOS-Rootkit direkt vom Hersteller</a></cite>, unter: heise.de 2015. (abgerufen 2015-10-09)</li>
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