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How Smart TVs in Millions of U.S. Homes Track More Than What’s On Tonight

"Once enabled, Samba TV can track nearly everything that appears on the TV on a second-by-second basis, essentially reading pixels to identify network shows and ads, as well as programs on Netflix and HBO and even video games played on the TV. Samba TV has even offered advertisers the ability to base their targeting on whether people watch conservative or liberal media outlets and which partyโ€™s presidential debate they watched."

My TV isn't "smart", but if I ever did have a smart TV, I wouldn't hook it up to the internet.


Immigrant toddlers ordered to appear in court alone | The Texas Tribune

โ€œWe were representing a 3-year-old in court recently who had been separated from the parents. And the child โ€” in the middle of the hearing โ€” started climbing up on the table,โ€ said Lindsay Toczylowski, executive director of Immigrant Defenders Law Center in Los Angeles. โ€œIt really highlighted the absurdity of what weโ€™re doing with these kids.โ€



Checked into Dennyโ€™s



Oppo’s Find X ditches the notch for pop-up cameras - The Verge

This seems like a really bad idea to me. How long do you figure this mechanism will last before it fails?ย 


Heading out to see Ocean's 8.

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