Samsung's Smart TVs Are Collecting And Storing Your Private Conversations
CUSHING T., Samsung's Smart TVs Are Collecting And Storing Your Private Conversations, techdirt.com, 09.02.2015
|Topics||Data Protection, Transparency|
"In LG's 50+ pages of smart TV fine print, it says the following about voice recognition:
Voice Information refers to the recording of voice commands and associated data, such as information about the input device that is used to record commands (e.g., Magic Remote or built-in microphone), OS information, TV model information, content provider, channel information and service results.
I further understand and agree that LGE may share Voice Information with third parties, including providers of voice analytics.
[...] Samsung -- and manufacturers like it -- need to provide more than vague assurances. They need to explicitly explain what's happening to all the data they're collecting, especially when the collection involves entertainment devices listening in on private conversations... and calling it a "feature"."