Smart TVs are leaking data to companies like Google, Facebook and Amazon, researchers warn

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Ad trackers 'pervasive' across Roku and Amazon set-top boxes

Smart TVs from companies like Samsung, LG and others are leaking sensitive user data to firms such as Google, Facebook, and Amazon. And devices such as Roku and Amazon Fire TV Sticks are no better....

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