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Krull
Level 7

I will NOT be joining new ROKU Forum

I keep getting nagging messages to make sure my email matches my Roku(s)

I will not COMPLY

I will not have Roku doing even more SPYING on me, then selling data on me without my real consent (consent with a gun to your head).

I suggest others also refuse to comply.
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twiceover
Level 13

Re: I will NOT be joining new ROKU Forum

"Krull" wrote:
I keep getting nagging messages to make sure my email matches my Roku(s)

I will not COMPLY

I will not have Roku doing even more SPYING on me, then selling data on me without my real consent (consent with a gun to your head).

I suggest others also refuse to comply.

It needs to match so they can verify you are a legit Roku customer as a spam prevention.
Not everything is a conspiracy.  I mean, they already have your email address, what more does matching it with your Forum profile do?  "Oh know!  They now know my problems with the device!!!"
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jeffrok
Level 13

Re: I will NOT be joining new ROKU Forum

"Krull" wrote:
I keep getting nagging messages to make sure my email matches my Roku(s)

I will not COMPLY

I will not have Roku doing even more SPYING on me, then selling data on me without my real consent (consent with a gun to your head).

I suggest others also refuse to comply.


Hilarious.
Yeah, I got some Rokus.
https://youtu.be/d1CSEeqWl10
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37mediagroup
Level 12

Re: I will NOT be joining new ROKU Forum

Krull was a great movie, btw.  Smiley Very Happy
twiceover
Level 13

Re: I will NOT be joining new ROKU Forum

"37mediagroup" wrote:
Krull was a great movie, btw.  Smiley Very Happy

The arcade game was awesome.  I played a ton of that as a kid.
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37mediagroup
Level 12

Re: I will NOT be joining new ROKU Forum

"twiceover" wrote:
"37mediagroup" wrote:
Krull was a great movie, btw.  Smiley Very Happy

The arcade game was awesome.  I played a ton of that as a kid.

Yeah it was.  Throwing that boomerang around
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makaiguy
Community Streaming Expert

Re: I will NOT be joining new ROKU Forum

Roku Community Streaming Expert
I am not a Roku employee, only a user like you.
Streaming Stick+ 3810 | TCL Roku TV 43S245/C107X | Streaming Stick 3600

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Iona-D
Level 13

Re: I will NOT be joining new ROKU Forum

Krull, feel free to exercise your personal choice in the matter!
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atc98092
Community Streaming Expert

Re: I will NOT be joining new ROKU Forum

Krull, go in peace. I think you're off base, but you are entitled to your feelings and beliefs. 
Dan

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I am not a Roku employee, just another user.
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peatrick
Level 9

Re: I will NOT be joining new ROKU Forum

I mean, he's not wrong here about the data collection, it's fairly rampant... check out my DNS blacklists (for the IoT "untrusted" VLAN):


The only device(s) we have which are anywhere even close as chatty would be the Google Home smart speakers, but we have four of them compared with a single Roku TV and they still generated less (combined) requests than the tv.  I highly recommend everyone implement some form of DNS blacklisting on their networks.  I've found Pi-hole to be both wonderful and fairly easy to set up, but is by no means the only way to approach this. 
#1 mage.