Roku is locking TV’s until you give personal data.

Update your Roku? too bad it’s stuck on this screen until you give data and payment.

Disclaimer: by ‘’Lock’’ I mean soft-lock. They do technically allow you to continue without adding the payment, but the options are hidden and only available if you look for them. Dark patterns are absolutely at work here, and unless you factory reset your TV it’s a freaking brick for the majority of people. Your TV is what I will call ‘’BlueBricked’’

An earlier edition of this article read ‘’Crypto locked’’
I consider this crypto