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How long will it take someone to start intercepting all your personal data? Hijack your television and use it's voice recognition feature to start listening to all your private conversations? Blackmail comes to mind here.
originally posted by: Peeple
a reply to: funkadeliaaaa
And you fear your drug business, or human trafficking company, are in danger? Or why is your future so "bleak"?
If someone wants to watch me poop, you're welcome, but it isn't pretty.
originally posted by: Raxoxane
But it's not just TV,we don't Have to buy or own any piece of tech or appliance we don't want to.We're propably being watched in some way,but there's no need to pay for yet more ways to facilitate the spying,especially not re something like the idiot box.a reply to: cuckooold
Software is rapidly taking over not only the entertainment console in cars, but also basic functions such as steering, braking, and acceleration, as more cars come with features such as adaptive cruise control and automated parallel parking. This can make it easier to diagnose and fix problems, but it also increases the risk for software bugs or even malicious attacks that might cause serious injury.
Now I'm reminded of how Steve Jobs believed in restricting his children from things like tablets.
I wonder if he knew something?
originally posted by: Firefly_
I don't own a TV or a smart phone (or any so-called smart electronics), and have no intention of ever doing so.