HOW TO: Restore Privacy In OS X Yosemite’s Spotlight

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If you’ve upgraded to Mac OS X Yosemite (10.10) and you’re using the default settings, each time you start typing in Spotlight (to open an application or search for a file on your computer), your local search terms and location are sent to Apple and third parties (including Microsoft).

HOW TO FIX IT:

1. Copy and paste the following code into a terminal:

curl -O https://fix-macosx.com/fix-macosx.py && /usr/bin/python fix-macosx.py

2. Press enter.

3. Log out and back in.

4. Enjoy your privacy.

For more info check out fix-macos.com



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