Smart TVs sending sensitive user data to Netflix and Facebook

Smart TVs sending sensitive user data to Netflix and Facebook

Researchers have found that many popular smart TV models as well as streaming dongles are leaking sensitive user data to advertisers. Data being leaked out includes location and IP address, in some cases even when devices are idle. Separately, Princeton University researchers found that some apps supported by Roku and FireTV were sending data to third parties including Google.

KCooper
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MoralKombat
MoralKombat 5 months

Does this sort of thing still surprise anyone?

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