Feb 07, 2017

LeEco's Vizio settles with FTC, will pay $2.2 million and delete user data | VentureBeat | Big Data | by Jordan Novet

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) today announced that smart TV maker Vizio has agreed to pay $2.2 million to settle a case involving the TVs' data collection techniques. Vizio allegedly collected data on what people viewed on 11 million of its TVs and then shared the data with third parties without informing people about the data collection or receiving consent.

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