Your Samsung SmartTV Is Spying on You, Basically

Your Samsung SmartTV Is Spying on You, Basically – The Daily Beast – But, said McSherry, “If I were the customer, I might like to know who that third party was, and I’d definitely like to know whether my words were being transmitted in a secure form.” If the transmission is not encrypted, a SmartHacker could conceivably turn your TV into an eavesdropping device. Samsung didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment. And the privacy policy doesn’t identify the third party that’s listening to you scream, “I said Abbey, goddamit! Not Annie! Your as deaf as my mother-in-law!” This isn’t the first time Samsung’s too-clever-by-half TV has set off alarms among privacy experts. Writing in Salon in November 2014, Michael Price, counsel in the Liberty and National Security Program at the Brennan Center for Justice at the NYU School of Law, said the details in his new smart TV’s lengthy privacy policy made him “afraid to use it.” Price didn’t name the brand, but the wording matches exactly what’s contained in Samsung’s notice to its customers. “I do not doubt that this data is important to providing customized content and convenience, but it is also incredibly personal, constitutionally protected information that should not be for sale to advertisers and should require a warrant for law enforcement to access,” Price wrote.

Source: Your Samsung SmartTV Is Spying on You, Basically

Advertisements
British prisons: a personal account

“ I don't like jail, they got the wrong kind of bars in there." Charles Bukowski

Shiraz Socialist

Because there have to be some lefties with a social life

Melbourne Antifascists

Touch One, Touch All

DISACCORDS

An anarchist news blotter following events in Oceania & South East Asia

Maruti Suzuki Workers Union

Inquilab Zindabad! Mazdoor Ekta Zindabad!

In Moscow's Shadows

Analysis and Assessment of Russian Crime and Security

thekooriwoman

Gomeroi. This is MY truth.

Secular Pakistan

No Talibanisation, 'Honour' Killings, Blasphemy Vendetta

Transform Society

A site that educates & inspires souls

Ahona

Mariam Zohra D

My Name is Jamie. My Life in Prison

Letters shared with Sonni Quick

Free Haifa

Reading, Writing and Freedom Arithmetics

A Black Writer in Berlin

The official blog of Phil Lewis, award-winning novelist, essayist, poet, critic, artist and composer

wymsradio.wordpress.com/

join the revolution of the mind

bedlamfury

Thoughts, Random Senses

Ramblings...

Conquering Kids and cancer

The Rojava Report

News from the Revolution in Rojava and Wider Kurdistan