Consumers are questioning their privacy after recent headlines revealed that Samsung's smart TV voice recognition feature is capable of recording your conversations and passing them along to third parties. In last week's CI CyberNews CyberPoll, we asked readers if they own smart Tvs. The majority of respondents (90%) do not have a smart TV, but 10% of respondents do.
"This would be a good reason not to buy Samsung's products."
"This can happen already with your laptop, tablet, cell phone or other device that has a microphone and/or camera and a web access. So nothing really new."
"LG--no voice control"
"I'm tired of hearing about so-called 'smart' products. If they actually were 'smart' products, then we shouldn't be contending with smart TVs and smart phones that are invading our privacy or smart cars or smart medical devices that are easily hackable. The design of those products is actually quite 'dumb.'"
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