Smart TVs not only capture and sell your data like a phone, now they are paid to pre-install crashy spyware apps you can't remove just like a phone.


@kylerankin When you see cheap electronics, realize that often the hardware cost is subsidized by spyware agreements and selling user data.

@kylerankin Also, by being manufactured in countries without strong protection for workers, who hence have to labour in unsafe conditions for insufficient wages.


Now that you mention that, I’m curious about how Pinebooks fall in line or not, especially as they ship from China.

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