Reply to post: Re: "I think that there will never, ever be a network connection allowed to any of my TV's"

Data retention: It seems BORING ... until your TV SPIES ON YOU

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Re: "I think that there will never, ever be a network connection allowed to any of my TV's"

"TV makers will ship TV's deliberately or 'accidentally' with rushed firmware requiring regular upgrades or crash screens if disallowed."

That may or may not come to pass for the more elaborate functions (eg. "watch Netflix"), but I simply cannot imagine it happening for the bog-standard "just show me whatever is coming in through the HDMI" level functions, any time soon. And that means even if I can't find a "dumb" TV set, I should have no problem using a "smart" one for nothing else than a screen, powered by whatever _I_ choose to connect to it (like said Netflix, but on my terms)...

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