Suggestion: PineTV
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(12-31-2021, 05:26 PM)moonwalkers Wrote: There are some "smart" TVs like Vizio's that like to take snapshots of whatever's on the screen and send it home. Granted, you can opt out of it, but the software tries really hard to get you to consent to it, and unless you have a habit of reading all small print it's easy to miss what that consent implies. So I'd say there is a real privacy value in large 4K screens that are either as "dumb" as possible, or are "smart" but running software as free as possible with zero telemetry demanded. Mere smart-TV HDMI compute stick won't help much in this regard if it's connected to a Vizio TV that still takes screen snapshots and shares with the company whatever it is you're sending to your TV over HDMI.

Does this mean that you can only use those Vizio TVs when you setup internet on those TVs?
Otherwise I don't understand how they can still use telemetry.
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Suggestion: PineTV - by Stickman - 12-28-2021, 01:18 PM
RE: Suggestion: PineTV - by pljanson - 12-30-2021, 02:21 AM
RE: Suggestion: PineTV - by Stickman - 12-30-2021, 02:44 PM
RE: Suggestion: PineTV - by moonwalkers - 12-31-2021, 05:26 PM
RE: Suggestion: PineTV - by Stickman - 01-01-2022, 09:25 PM
RE: Suggestion: PineTV - by jiyong - 01-02-2022, 04:36 PM
RE: Suggestion: PineTV - by moonwalkers - 01-02-2022, 09:55 PM
RE: Suggestion: PineTV - by Stickman - 01-03-2022, 11:57 AM
RE: Suggestion: PineTV - by Arwen - 01-04-2022, 08:42 AM
RE: Suggestion: PineTV - by KJ6OHG - 01-05-2022, 09:44 PM
RE: Suggestion: PineTV - by jasonriedy - 01-09-2022, 05:28 PM

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