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PRIVACY: Vizio settles with FTC over Smart TV data collection and faces class action suit in California

In February 2017, Vizio settled a case brought by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and the Office of the New Jersey Attorney General, in which Vizio agreed to pay $2.2 million to resolve charges that it installed software on its TVs to collect viewing data without obtaining consumer consent. The company is also facing a consumer class action lawsuit in a California federal court in which Vizio is accused of purposely concealing tracking software from customers.

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