Samsung vows to remotely brick stolen TVs

Michael Crider

Android Police

A press release says that the company can shut down any of its smart televisions once they're connected to the internet

Having more or less every appliance in your home constantly connected to global interconnected networks can enable some remarkable tools. And not just tools for the consumer: device manufactures are finding themselves able to exercise more and more control over the things they sell after the sale is made. The latest example is a batch of Samsung TVs, which the company says it will remotely disable after they were stolen from a warehouse.

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