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. theatlantic.com/technology/arc

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@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.

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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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