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A brief recap: Operation UV involves emailing both advertisers and the Federal Trade Commission. In terms of the FTC, we are trying to alert them…

GamerGate gets the FTC to review journalistic standards and ethics.  Not just for Games media but for all journalism.  But y'know…

Samsung was recording private conversations using some of its TVs…

And now a privacy group, EPIC, has asked the FTC to investigate.

“Samsung routinely intercepts and records the private communications of consumers in their homes,” said the privacy group in its 20-page complaint (PDF). “Samsung’s attempts to disclaim its intrusive surveillance activities by means of a ‘privacy notice’ do not diminish the harm to American consumers.”

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