~ Samsung warns customers not to discuss personal information in front of smart TVs ~ [The Week] :: Samsung has confirmed that its “smart TV” sets are listening to customers’ every word, and the company is warning customers not to speak about personal information while near the TV sets. The company revealed that the voice activation feature on its smart TVs will capture all nearby conversations. The TV sets can share the information, including sensitive data, with Samsung as well as third-party services. :: #technology

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  1. This is basically true for every product that offers active voice recognition though, right? They all offload the audio processing to a remote server, and aren’t exactly transparent about how that information is used.

    Siri is disabled on all the phones at work for this reason.

  2. < ![CDATA[This is basically true for every product that offers active voice recognition though, right? They all offload the audio processing to a remote server, and aren't exactly transparent about how that information is used. Siri is disabled on all the phones at work for this reason.]]>