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Agree to share stuff with LG or it’ll make your Smart TV ‘stupid’

22
May
2014

LG is apparently taking a more aggressive approach to collecting user data from Smart TVs that can be then sold to advertisers, TechDirt reports, as the company is ready to turn a Smart TV into a rather “stupid” TV for users who fail to accept its privacy policy. “Because I will not agree to LG’s Privacy Policy, I can now no longer access/use any of the TV’s network based programs: Iplayer, Skype, 3D etc,” a reader wrote to the publication. He continued, “As of the 7th May following a software update to our less than two-year old LG TV, I was confronted with a message asking me to read and agree with a couple of important new documents. So like a good

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