Vizio makes more money spying on people who buy TVs than it does on TVs themselves

Even if you’re paying for the product, you’re still the product.

A Vizio television; its screen is filled with the red eye of HAL9000 and a Gilded Age editorial cartoon of a rich man whose head has been replaced with a bag of money stands in one corner of the screen. Image: Cryteria (modified) https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:HAL9000.svg CC BY: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/deed.en