An anonymous reader writes: After some investigation, I found a rather creepy corporate video advertising their data collection practices to potential advertisers. In fact, there is an option in the system settings called "Collection of watching info:" which is set ON by default. It turns out that viewing information appears to be being sent regardless of whether this option is set to On or Off. It was at this point, I made an even more disturbing find within the packet data dumps. I noticed filenames were being posted to LG's servers and that these filenames were ones stored on my external USB hard drive.