Vizio is telling you how to get paid for TV-spying lawsuit by taking over your TV

If you turn on your Vizio TV right now, you may see a strange message telling you that “you could get money” from a class-action settlement. That’s because Vizio has settled a $17 million lawsuit for allegedly spying on what you’ve been watching — and it’s telling you how to get your money by controlling your TV, because that isn’t ironic or creepy in the least. It’s a feature that’s been spotted in development last September, so we knew it was coming.

Customers — and the Federal Trade Commission — have accused Vizio of tracking data for years,…

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Tags: Development, Smart TV, TV

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