Adobe Says “All Your PDFs Are Belong to Us Now!”

With Adobe Reader DC, Adobe has decided that your reading list will be stored on their cloud. Ostensibly for the purpose of syncing your documents across mobile devices, and converting, signing things. IMO it is actually for tracking the reading habits of the Adobe Reader using population. Here is how to turn off.

Adobe instructions to disable all this is here. They require using regedit to change about a dozen keys under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Adobe\Acrobat Reader\DC\FeatureLockDown\