Mainstream media admits smart meters are spying devices


For years researchers and activists have been warning about the health and privacy dangers involved with smart meters. As usual, the mainstream media ridiculed these warnings and insisted that smart meters were harmless. However, now it is becoming common knowledge that these smart meters can be used to spy on innocent people, and even the mainstream media is starting to catching on.

Is your smart TV spying on you?

As you sit down in front of your hi-tech television, you may think you are the only one watching.

But as you catch up on your favourite shows, your internet-enabled ‘smart TV’ could be harvesting your personal data or even filming you through a camera, the Ofcom chairman warned yesterday.

Dame Colette Bowe, who is stepping down from her post at the media regulator later this month, warned of the risks posed by new televisions that contain cameras and microphones, suggesting companies could use them to spy on customers.

Dump the TV there’s not much to be learnt from watching it

Published in: on March 5, 2014 at 17:26  Leave a Comment  
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