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Bundeskartellamt launches sector inquiry into smart TVs

Date of issue: 13.12.2017

Authority aims to shed some light on how producers of so-called “smart TVs” handle user data

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Since June this year, the Bundeskartellamt has the capacity to conduct sector inquiries in order to detect consumer law infringements. Using this competence the authority now aims to shed some light on how producers of so-called “smart TVs” handle user data. In so doing, the Bundeskartellamt will take a particularly close look at the terms of contract used by manufacturers.

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