LG Smart TV ‘unauthorised spying’ – BBC News

“LG is investigating allegations that some of its TVs send details about their owners’ viewing habits back to the manufacturer even if the users have activated a privacy setting.” (BBC)

I’m not suprised by this too much, but still shocked.  Makes a real case for buying the simplest hardware you need, with as few bell and whistles as possible.

“Just because I’m paranoid, doesn’t mean they’re not [spying on me].” Continue reading

Robert Wood's flying robot

Flies, spies and why’s

This blog entry is probably pandering to my tin-hat-they’re-out-watching-us tendencies more than I would like to admit, but it’s a chain of thought I’d like to follow for a moment.  In general terms I try to keep abreast of developments in the world.  Amongst the topics that will normally catch my interest are IT, politics and robotics.  Joining the dots between the various topics is some what of a pastime too. Continue reading