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US senators call on FTC to look into smart TV privacy practices

Monday 16 July 2018 | 14:25 CET | News
Two US senators, members of the Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, have asked the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to look into the private policies and practices of smart TV manufacturers. Senators Edward Markey (D-Massachusetts) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Connecticut) sent a letter to FTC, noting that while smart TVs can track the content users are watching, manufacturers may not be providing enough information about their privacy practices. This means users may not be aware of the extent to which their televisions are collecting sensitive information about their viewing habits.

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