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The FBI issued a pre-holiday warning regarding the various security risks that could result from purchasing a smart TV.
Millions of people bought Amazon Echo devices, Ring doorbells, and security cameras during the recent Amazon Prime Day 2019.
Not quite half of people planning to buy a smart TV want voice control, but three-quarters are concerned about privacy.
In an undated handout photo, an information sheet about Samba TV. The company, which has deals to put its software on sets made by about a dozen TV brands, uses viewing data to make personalized show recommendations. But that's not the big draw for advertisers. (Handout via The New York Times) -- NO SALES; FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY WITH TV DATA PRIVACY BY MAHESHWARI FOR JULY 5, 2018. ALL OTHER USE PROHIBITED. --
David Kitchen, an engineer alarmed by Samba TV software offered on a number of televisions, in London, May 23, 2018. Samba is paid by advertisers to direct ads to other gadgets in a home based on what you're watching. "You appear to opt into a discovery-recommendation service, but what you're really opting into is pervasive monitoring on your TV," Kitchen said. (Tom Jamieson/The New York Times)
The growing concern over online data and user privacy has been focused on tech giants like Facebook and devices like smartphones. But people's data is also increasingly being vacuumed right out of their living rooms via their televisions, sometimes without their knowledge.
Sapna Maheshwari, New York Times