Jan 272017
 
 January 27, 2017  Business  Add comments

Katherine Rushton reports:

If you settle down to watch television this evening, you might want to think twice about what you say out loud.

Samsung has warned owners of its internet-connected ‘smart TV’ that anything they discuss while sitting near the device may be overheard.

The popular televisions are voice activated, so users can switch channels or ask for suggestions of what to watch simply by giving a verbal command.

Read more on DailyMail.

h/t, Joe Cadillic

  2 Responses to “Samsung warns viewers: Our smart TVs could be snooping on your private conversations”

  1. This story is from nearly two years ago, so not exactly fresh news for anyone buying Samsung smart TVs. Not altogether coincidentally, I ended up buying one at a rather steep discount in the months following the news. It’s an excellent television, but I’ve made damn sure that the “smart” features will never touch my home network or any other part of the internet.

 Leave a Reply

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>