[video] They can hear you…Samsung warns customers to not discuss private matters near ‘smart’ TV sets

This is no big deal really. People discuss private matters on Facebook all the time.

Samsung is warning owners of its SmartTVs to not discuss personal matters when within range of the device’s microphone, as the TV is constantly recording audio and sending it to a third-party for analysis. Though part of a seemingly benign process meant to allow customers to command their TV with voice recognition software, the explicit warning from the company has many consumer advocates up in arms. RT’s Manuel Rapalo reports.

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