Samsung’s Smart Televisions May Spy On Viewers

CBS Detroit

By Edward Cardenas

SOUTHFIELD (CBS Detroit) –  Instead of viewers watching television, what if the TV was doing watching?

That is the question being asked after Samsung SmartTV’s privacy was posted online, and stated that while using the device’s voice recognition feature that personal information may be shared with a third-party.

This raises the question if there may be more of a scandal when a viewer want to watch “Scandal.”

The exact text from the privacy policy reads:

“To provide you the Voice Recognition feature, some voice commands may be transmitted (along with information about your device, including device identifiers) to a third-party service that converts speech to text or to the extent necessary to provide the Voice Recognition features to you. In addition, Samsung may collect and your device may capture voice commands and associated texts so that we can provide you with Voice Recognition features and evaluate and…

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