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Offline stew71

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So's your LG Smart TV.   :thumbsdown:

LG Smart TVs logging USB filenames and viewing info to LG servers

http://doctorbeet.blogspot.ru/2013/11/lg-smart-tvs-logging-usb-filenames-and.html

Boooooo, LG. If we ever upgrade to an Internet-ready TV, I'm going to remember his solution for blocking this sort of crap. 
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You just need to assume that anything attached to ANY network is being, or can be, monitored.

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You just need to assume that anything attached to ANY network is being, or can be, monitored.

Exactly.  :thumbsup:
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The privacy ship sailed years ago.
What we need is a "spoofing" app that constantly hits on every other tv manufacturer's sites.
Make LG's data useless...
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The privacy ship sailed years ago.
What we need is a "spoofing" app that constantly hits on every other tv manufacturer's sites.
Make LG's data useless...

A bit like cutting 1/4 inch off the compter cards that used to arrive with your phone (and, in some locales) power bills

the want data? give em data ;-}
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So they track and profile you when you're watching TV to be able to propose shows you might like?
Oh wait, I see the problem. All those naughty flicks you watch at night when the kids are asleep might come back and bite you.   :willy: :bigsmile:
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Well I have a LG smart TV.  Looks like I am only going to watch super freak stuff so that the wife who actually watches TV will get bombarded with crazy stuff. 

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I know why this would bother people. I do. But wow, if anyone really gives a damn about what I'm watching, they're going to have to spend years in "how can I recover from this boredom" therapy.
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I know why this would bother people. I do. But wow, if anyone really gives a damn about what I'm watching, they're going to have to spend years in "how can I recover from this boredom" therapy.

So you watch PBS too.  :bigok:
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So you watch PBS too.  :bigok:

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Re: It Ain't Just the NSA watching you....(don't worry this isn't PO material).
« Reply #10 on: November 21, 2013, 11:20:35 AM »
Nova was pretty good last night. Sprites. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sprite_(lightning)
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Re: It Ain't Just the NSA watching you....(don't worry this isn't PO material).
« Reply #11 on: November 21, 2013, 01:56:42 PM »
So they are monitoring the data files you slip into the USB port of your TV? And people are OK with this?  So much for that nude slide show of your wife being private.  :bigsmile:

Oh and I hope your entire movie collection is legit.   :bigok:
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Re: It Ain't Just the NSA watching you....(don't worry this isn't PO material).
« Reply #12 on: November 21, 2013, 10:54:08 PM »

Oh and I hope your entire movie collection is legit.   :bigok:

Mine sure as hell ain't.
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