“Today, the FTC has made clear that all smart-TV makers should get people’s consent before collecting and sharing television viewing information, and Vizio now is leading the way,” Vizio’s general counsel, Jerry Huang, said of the settlement.

All I’ve got are invectives. Did the FTC sue all smart-TV makers? No. Should it be obvious that you need people’s consent before you spy on them? Yes. Is Vizio leading the list of companies whose products I will never purchase? Absolutely.