LG Admits Its Smart TVs Collected Info, Promises Fix So Customers Can Actually Opt Out
Blog post originally from Consumerist.com
By Mary Beth Quirk | November 22, 2013
Remember how a few days ago, we found out that LG’s Smart TVs were a little too smart, and were not only monitoring what customers watched in order to pitch better ads — whether or not you turned that setting off — but they also gathered filenames from connected USB drives? It’s backpedal time, ladies and gents: LG has issued a statement apologizing and promising to make everything right.
At first LG did the usual “Oh, we’re sorry someone is mad, we’ll totally look into that.” But it seems the company is prepared to take action, and has issued a statement (via Graham Cluley) saying that after investigating the recent claims, things are going to change.
Click here to read the article in full on consumerist.com