Microsoft Abandons Controversial Windows Feature that Shared your Wi-Fi Password | Money CNN


One of Windows 10’s most controversial features is getting kicked to the curb.

Microsoft announced that it will kill off Wi-Fi Sense in an upcoming Windows 10 update. The feature made a lot of folks uneasy because it shared your Wi-Fi password with all of your Facebook friends’ computers, as well as those belonging to your Skype and Outlook.com contacts.

That’s not what undid Wi-Fi Sense, though. Microsoft said it took a lot of manpower to maintain, and customers just weren’t taking advantage of it.

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