In older days when the word Tv used to come the only thing that pops to our mind is an IDIOT BOX a box which wastes our time an attracts the kids towards it.But now the moodern televisions are not the idiots ,they are the one of he smartest.As the Tv now can be connected to internet and it easier to watch the valid content online.The smart device also keep tracks of watching habits and recommend the related shows.This is done using automatic content recognition(ACR) that recognise the content being played on the Television. However you must be happy that our Tv knows our Habits and shows what I like but at the same time ,there are seceral reports over the internet that the tv brands are sharing this information with the third-parties mostly advertising.So even there is chance that even your television must be snooping you.
Here are the steps how to stop your smart Tv from collecting your personal info
LG -Turn off the Live Plus option from the setting menu
(newer model) - Click on 'Settings' icon next head to 'All Settings' and then press 'General' option,then scroll down and look for 'Live Plus'.
SAMSUNG - Turn off the Viewing Information Services
(newer model) - Click on 'Settings' icon next head to 'Support' and then scroll down and look for 'Terms and Policies'.Turn off the Viewing Information Services and Recognition Services.
(old model) - Click on 'Settings' icon next head to 'Support' and then scroll down and look for 'Terms and Policy' and then look for the option SyncPlus and Voice Recognition Services and disable them.
SONY - Turn off the Interactive Tv setttings or Samba Interactive tv
(newer model) - Click on 'Settings' icon next head to 'System Preferences' and then select Interactive Tv setttings or Samba Interactive tv and disable it.
(old model) - Click on 'Settings' icon next head to 'Preferences' then Setup go to Network and disable Samba Interactive TV.