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TVs inserting ads in your videos

2015-02-24 21:18:48.014164+00 by Dan Lyke 1 comments

T. Rob: Listening wasn't bad enough:

Owners of Samsung’s “smart” TVs are now reporting that streaming apps running on the TVs are inserting Pepsi ads into user-owned content stored locally on their PCs and NAS drives.  In nearly identical stories, GigaOm and Ars Technica report that this happens for Plex and Foxtel apps running on the TVs.

Of course this is totally consistent with a world where Lenovo defends breaking security and inserting ads as "...every effort to provide a great user experience for our customers."

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#Comment Re: TVs inserting ads in your videos made: 2015-02-28 17:19:47.47171+00 by: Dan Lyke

And Lenovo made very little from that deal: http://www.forbes.com/sites/th...annel=Technology&linkId=12602912