might be paying off because more users are switching to the new OS, but there are also customers who are very angry with this approach and now are turning against the company.
Aon change.org calls for the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) to start an investigation on Microsoft because it forces users to move to Windows 10 and sometimes upgrades their computers without them giving their consent.
“Microsoft’s practices with their newest operating system, named Windows 10, has been ignorantly unethical at best and malicious at worst,” the petition reads.
At this point, about 600 people have signed the petition which has a goal of 1,000, and this is very likely to be reached given the fact that it’s quickly spreading across the web on social media. Microsoft hasn’t yet commented on this petition and the chances are that the company will ignore it completely.
“No apology from Microsoft”
But it’s this attitude the one that’s frustrating for some users, as many have complained that Microsoft reacted in no way to the claims that it’s too aggressive with Windows 10 upgrades.
“Despite outcries in forums, articles, and every other venue Microsoft has not issued an apology, a retraction, or mentioned in any way that they are going to cease these practices. The only mention of them ceasing any of it is that the upgrade to Windows 10 will no longer be free after this coming July,” the petition continues.
More recently,, but the company has always stated that all these claims are false and users are allowed to choose whether to upgrade to the new OS or not.
All these accusations, however, will end in July when Microsoft finally ends the free upgrade offer for Windows 7 and 8.1 users and it removes the Get Windows 10 app from their PCs.
Thanks for the tip, Jeremy!