Smart TV, Spy TV. Is that LG Smart TV spying on you?

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http://www.linuxbsdos.com – They are called smart TVs, but they could be doing more than being that smart and intelligent TV in your living room or game room. A report published on DoctorBeet’s Blog, revealed that the author’s new LG Smart TV was calling home, sending detailed information about the author’s viewing habits to a (remote) LG server and using that information to display targeted ads on the Smart TV’s Smart Landing Screen. LG calls the program Smart Ads. Isn’t that the same stunt that Canonical has been pulling on Ubuntu users? I think it is, but there’s a big difference he (General)