How to opt-out your Wi-Fi from Microsoft Wi-Fi Sense and Google Location Server.

As you recognize Windows 10 is out with all the privacy related problems (you ought to bear in mind of): what makes Wi-Fi Sense arguable is that it encourages you to crowdsource your personal Wi-Fi network passwords together with your Outlook, Skype and Facebook contacts.

Google Street view cars were found to be grouping information from unsecured Wi-Fi networks in thirty countries worldwide; Google feeds this information into its location server, the Google Location Server, and currently collects from android phones and tablets.

To opt-out your WLAN/Wifi from Microsoft Wi-Fi Sense and Google Location Server you wish to alter the SSID in the following way:

To Opt-out from Microsoft Wi-Fi Sense Just type _optout  at the end of  Wi‑Fi network name (SSID);

Similarly, To Opt-out from Google Location Server change the network name (SSID) so it ends with _nomap.

So if you’re sensitive regarding privacy considerations you ought to have a SSID like this: D-link_optout_nomap.

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