Samsung’s smart TVs are inserting unwanted ads into users’ own movies | The Verge

The internet has given consumers more control than ever before over what TV they watch and when, and adding this connectivity to the biggest screen in the house certainly makes sense on paper. However, companies like Samsung and LG have proven time and time again that smart TVs aren’t about giving more control to consumers — they’re about taking it away; with obtrusive privacy policies, clunky software, and adverts, adverts, adverts. So much for the future: perhaps it’s time to bring back the dumb TV.

Source: Samsung’s smart TVs are inserting unwanted ads into users’ own movies | The Verge

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