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Description: Many were perhaps shocked this past week when Samsung revealed that while you are watching television, your television may be listening to you. While perhaps no one is quite sure what is going on in the mysterious cloud, Samsung’s new terms of use for its smart t.v. alerts users that spoken words and personal information may be transmitted to third parties. The big question for users is who might be listening.

Source: Globe and Mail.com

Date:  February 9,  2015; updated February 10

Link: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/technology/tech-news/smart-tv-eavesdropping-on-you-its-not-the-only-one/article22880424/

Discussion Points:

1) As a consumer, how did you feel after reading this story?

2) What are some of the strategies you might use to protect your personal information?

3) What can a business do to help ensure that its customers’ personal information is protected?

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