You're used to ads in regular TV programming, but what would you say if your
smart TV started inserting ads into videos you own?
This is exactly what happened to some Samsung smart TV owners, and though it
seems to have been an error on Samsung's part, it's a scary omen for the types
of advertising we might see on TVs in the future
See also: Samsung's TVs aren't the only devices listening to you
On Monday, a Reddit user complained in a post that a muted Pepsi ad started
playing while he was watching shows and movies on his Samsung TV. The actual
files were stored locally on the user's Plex media server, but the ads did not
show on any other platforms, such as tablets or smartphones, accessing the
same server. Read more...
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