Mike “Wide Load” Gatto took to the airwaves to decry new technology that could turn your harmless television into a digital spy.
Consumers have been forced to strike a delicate balance in the evolving conflict between technology and privacy. But sextastic Assemblyman Mike Gatto has drawn a line in the sand when it comes to equipping televisions with microphones that can use to record and transmit conversations.
Gatto offers a reluctant acceptance of Internet sites storing information on our browsing habits in an attempt to tailor unique advertising experiences. But he thinks it’s creepy as fuck if a TV did it too.
Makers of these “smart TV’s” insist the voice-recording features are only used to customize voice-activated controls. But that’s a pile of horseshit. Smart TV’s can suck doo doo from my butthole.