Samsung Smart TVs capable of recording your private conversations

Samsung's newest Smart TVs may have a feature better designed for James Bond than your living room.

Viewers beware -- as these televisions may be spying on you.

Consumers and privacy groups are fuming over an admission by Samsung that its new yet to be released Smart TVs can record and transmit your private conversations to third parties like advertisers or even law enforcement.

From a small line of text in the television's privacy policy, it reads, "Please be aware that if your spoken words include personal or other sensitive information, that information will be among the data captured and transmitted to a third party."

"The Samsung people have been advised by their lawyers to put this warning in there because if they didn't put the warning in there, then they would be the subject of huge litigation," said Judge Andrew Napolitano, a senior judicial analyst for FOX News.

What kind of information is transmitted? According to the company, it is not only conversations, but the shows you watch, movies you purchased and your television's web browser history.

In response to the Big Brother accusations, Samsung said, "We take consumer privacy very seriously. We employ industry-standard security safeguards … voice recognition is a smart TV feature which can be activated or deactivated by the user."

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