Samsung Bricks Smart TVs | Hackaday

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https://hackaday.com/2021/11/29/samsung-bricks-smart-tvs/

… it is a bit alarming to realize the implication of such a feature — the manufacturer can reach into your TV and disable it from afar. One can assume that Samsung won’t abuse this capability, because acting otherwise would harm their reputation. In a press release,Samsung announced in a press releasethat any consumers whose sets were incorrectly bricked can have their sets un-bricked after demonstrating proper ownership.

Despite such good intentions, the mere existence of such a feature is worrisome…

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