Digital privacy Breach
This was no innocent accident either. Every moment of every show you watch got recorded. This info was then paired with IP addresses, WiFi networks, and metadata and matched to households to identify personal details, bundled and sold to advertisers. In this case, Vizio made money off of your private information as the product. Vizio didn’t identify users by name to the advertisers they were selling to, but it’s still a huge breach of your digital privacy. Smart TV's: A Cyber Security Danger Camera Access. Many SmartTV's have cameras that can be set to record you. That's not what this fine was about, but it can happen. That's why Tech Wellness created CreepBlockers. We have them on our SmartTV cameras, our Xboxes and of course all of webcams and cell phones. Get them HERE!