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TV maker illegally tracked and sold viewing data

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The television maker Vizio collected data from 11 million people without their consent.Therefore the lawsuit against the flat-panel TV maker was filed by the Federal Trade Commission(FTC) in the USA.Because Vizio had been selling data on customer to outside enterprise as the data which reflects the tendency of the consumers without permission for years.

VIZIO use technology analyse the pixel information on a drawn picture every 2 seconds as well as YouTube use in a copyright information analysis.It saw through consumer contents correctly and found not only a broadcast but also a CATV and a streaming movie.

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Definitely I think this case is wrong the Vizio collected data without consumer’s permission. But I think it is good for consumer to use the technology collected and analysed user’s data.After the television maker got acceptance from a customer, for example the television may add the function which recommends us a TV program of overlooking something to want to see or change the more enrich contents for selling the trend information a customer wants at present.

Its wasteful to abandon the valuable information.If the company wanted a customer data,they might have to put a guarantee period of a product off or do the discount when buying new product at next time.