Roku learns sneaky way to show TV ads – and we hate the idea

If you’re an owner of a Roku branded TV set, you mightn’t be safe from invasive ads, even if you use third-party set-top box like an Apple TV or a Fire TV Stick or hook-up a games console. The company has patented a way to serve advertisements to viewers when they press pause on content running from third-party devices hooked-up to a Roku telly. Mario Kart 8 drops to all-time Amazon low

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