VIZIO Ordered to Pay $2.2Mil to FTC, NJ to Settle Charges It Collected Viewing Histories on 11 Million Smart TV’s without Users’ Consent

Consumers have bought more than 11 million internet-connected Vizio televisions since 2010. But according to a complaint filed by the FTC and the New Jersey Attorney General, consumers didn’t know that while they were watching their TVs, Vizio was watching them. The lawsuit challenges the company’s tracking practices and offers insights into how established consumer protection […]