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Do you own an LG Smart TV ?

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Do you own an LG Smart TV ?

This is a rather worrying discovery for LG Smart TV owners .......
http://doctorbeet.blogspot.co.uk/2013/11/lg-smart-tvs-logging-usb-filenames-and.html
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Re: Do you own an LG Smart TV ?

Interesting...
SWMBO has an LG Smart TV and I was helping her with some network issue she had the other day but can't say I noticed the 'Collection of watching info" option - I'm sure I would have if it was there.
Presently the only things she has plugged into are a DVD player and YouView box.

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Re: Do you own an LG Smart TV ?

I got a Samsung TV about 3 weeks ago and it boasts about how it learns your preferences over time - i.e. keeps track of everything you watch .. or more: it has also has a camera and voice recognition  Shocked
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Re: Do you own an LG Smart TV ?

I've just been watching what my Samsung has been putting out over my connection and it doesn't seem to have anything to worry about so far .....
I've changed a few channels, put a couple of films on via USB and nothing was communicated.
Something to keep an eye on though, if it starts misbehaving then it gets put on the same network segment that I use for my 15 year old when he's been naughty ........