New studies find smart TVs are still sending sensitive data to third parties

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  1. guest

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    New studies find smart TVs are still sending sensitive data to third parties
    Something most of us already knew
    September 18, 2019
    https://www.techspot.com/news/81954-new-studies-find-smart-tvs-sending-sensitive-data.html
     
  2. guest

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    Facebook and Google have ad trackers on your streaming TV, studies find
    September 19, 2019
    https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy...nd-others-are-watching-how-you-watch-your-tv/
    First study: "Watching You Watch: The Tracking Ecosystem of Over-the-Top TV Streaming Devices"
    (PDF - 4.29 MB): https://www.princeton.edu/~pmittal/publications/tv-tracking-ccs19.pdf
    Second study: "Information Exposure From Consumer IoT Devices"
    (PDF - 2.85 MB): https://moniotrlab.ccis.neu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ren-imc19.pdf
     
  3. Rasheed187

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    It's annoying, but this was to be expected. But cool that you can at least turn it off.
     
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