My reading of the terms (and they take a long time to get through!) is that unticking interest based advertisement doesn't stop other(non interest based) adverts. Apparently I'm still responsible for any misuse of my account details if a third party uses my details after I've installed an app on the smart tv, even if the ad for that app came via Samsung.
I have all the advertising options unticked but there are still currently 20 'Editor's Choices' showing in the Apps bit of the toolbar. MLB. Shahid, WRC, EMBY, iNES, Hidabroot TV, Kidoodle, TiBO, AfreecaTV, Player.pl, MyTV.BG, SmartUP, Magi GO...
Rakuten TV, Chili, Xite showing in the Recommended section with BBC news and sport.
Are you seriously suggesting Samsung aren't making money from these 'things' taking up screen space and leeching from my fibre broadband.
Why is Samsung even making me aware of these? I already have more channels than I can watch, even after switching off Samsungs TV+ channels (again). TV+ had to go as it was stopping me changing Freeview channels and last week pressing the Guide button had a 5 second delay before the channel list came on. As soon as I managed to disable TV+ the menu worked again and I could use the channel up/down button without the channel jumping from 25 to 4077 or similar! I just wonder how long it will take before TV+ is re enabled by some wizardry!
They even tell you to check the privacy policies re cookies, data use etc. of third party app providers as any problems will not be down to Samsung to sort out. Seems to be a case of 'Please try out these apps, so we can get some extra money. If the app messes up your tv, please for support, call the people who made the app'
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