@jerry I have a bunch of fun IOT garbage *and* I filter/block the hell out of it so it ostensibly only communicates to minimal functionality, if I let it talk to the Internet or anything else at all.
My LG TV doesn't need to talk to the Internet unless I want a firmware update, and I only want that if I'm having picture issues or if they decide to add eARC. So it doesn't need to go outside, even though it *really* wants to.
@robertcc @jerry Delaying upgrades has one problematic side-effect with IoT devices. I have an HP printer that upgrades manually from the touchscreen interface. I didn’t think to update it for a long time. By the time I did, they had decommissioned the download domain that was built in and the printer didn’t know the new one.
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