How to know if your smart TV can spy on you

The voice control function of your smart TV can be used by the CIA and others for eavesdropping while other features of your set may be collecting data as well.
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San Francisco journalist Bill Snyder writes frequently about business and technology. His work appears regularly in and the publications of Stanford's Graduate School of Business and the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley. He welcomes your comments and suggestions.