Vizio is telling you how to get paid for TV-spying lawsuit by taking over your TV
If you turn on your Vizio TV right now, you may see a strange message telling you that “you could get money” from a class-action settlement. That’s because Vizio has settled a $17 million lawsuit for allegedly spying on what you’ve been watching — and it’s telling you how to get your money by controlling your TV, because that isn’t ironic or creepy in the least. It’s a feature that’s been spotted in development last September, so we knew it was coming.
— CordCutters (@CordCutters) February 12, 2019
Customers — and the Federal Trade Commission — have accused Vizio of tracking data for years,…