Samsung Hit With Privacy Class Action Over Smart TVs
Law360, New York (March 13, 2017, 1:24 PM EDT) -- Samsung was hit with a proposed nationwide class action Friday in New Jersey federal court over its alleged practice of secretly recording consumers’ private conversations through its Smart TV devices, a capability the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency has used to spy, according to a recent WikiLeaks revelation.
A complaint filed by Joshua Siegel claimed the Smart TV devices made by Samsung Electronics America Inc. and its Korean parent company Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., which come with the capability to respond to human voices through a built-in “always on” recording device, are actually being used by the company to intercept and record...
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