Is Samsung Spying On You?

Please be aware that if your spoken words include personal or other sensitive information, that information will be among the data captured and transmitted to a third party through your use of Voice Recognition.”

The above is included in the ‘fine print’ in the Samsung Internet SmartTV’s privacy policy. The SmartTV uses voice recognition to change channels, turn up the volume, and other cool stuff. However, users have expressed a concern about an invasion of privacy.


But, truthfully, what sort of content is being picked up by Samsung? “Time to take out the garbage” . . . . “What’s for dinner?”  That’s probably one reason why the concern over privacy has not snowballed into a legal attack. Also, most people don’t read the privacy policy statement. However, stay tuned to see what the future brings . . .


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