“Does the cable company know what I am viewing on my TV? What do they do with that information?”
What’s more disturbing is that cable TV companies can often be well apprised of consumers’ health, financial, and social statuses. As a result, these companies, in collaboration with their commercial TV advertisement departments, can tailor ads such as selected products and services specifically to viewers they have secretly targeted. It’s an intrusive-wicked form of capitalism and civil liberties violations around [privacy] that may involve unscrupulous acts from both corporate and government entities. In America, its government often uses cable TV commercial services to disseminate information, products, and services.
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