Dozens of reports have trickled out in the past few days about how Samsung’s SmartTV voice command feature can listen in on private conversations, essentially eavesdropping and recording what’s happening within the room.
The Samsung SmartTV voice command, which allows owners to use their voice as a remote control (e.g. to tell it to turn on the nightly news), was thrown into the spotlight earlier this week when The Daily Beast gave its terms and conditions policy a closer look. The policy highlights how it captures the spoken word and transmits user data (and their requests) to third parties.
“Please be aware that if your spoken words include personal or other sensitive information, that information will be among the data captured and transmitted to a third party through your use of Voice Recognition,” Samsung said in its terms and conditions policy.
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