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Ars Technica writes: “Smart TV from LG phones home with user’s viewing habits, USB file names“. Quote: “It sounds like the premise of a Philip K. Dick story, but it’s not. A blogger has offered evidence that his Internet-connected television has been transmitting detailed information about his family’s viewing habits, including the times and channels they watch and even the names of computer video files stored on connected USB drives“.

(c) Andrea Roberts

(c) Andrea Roberts

If you thought that only governments would be spying on you, think again – go read some more Philip K. Dick stories. And do your thinking before you buy a new TV – or learn how to reconfigure your router ;-)

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