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These Toys Don't Just Listen To Your Kid; They Send What They Hear To A Defense Contractor

Science & Tech  (tags: spy toys, EPIC, consumers union, Center For Digital Democracy, ccfc, georgetown, genesis toys, nuance communications, my friend cayla, i-que, coppa )

- 835 days ago -
Kids say a lot of random, unsolicited, or just plain personal things to their toys while playing. What if their playtime companion is an Internet- connected recording device that ships off audio files to a remote server without even notifying parents?


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Beth M (138)
Wednesday December 7, 2016, 1:29 pm
Asking for personal information is scary.

Animae C (507)
Wednesday December 7, 2016, 1:49 pm
The dark side of technology, i'm glad i don't have young children i'm responsible for anymore!

Sheila D (194)
Wednesday December 7, 2016, 1:50 pm
Way scary...thanx Judy for letting us know.

Freya H (345)
Wednesday December 7, 2016, 6:49 pm
Ain't so paranoid when one takes into account recent events!

Darren Woolsey (218)
Wednesday December 7, 2016, 11:18 pm
This sort of thing was being predicated by the X-Files TV series 20 years ago. . .

Danuta W (1251)
Thursday December 8, 2016, 1:45 am

Glennis W (393)
Sunday December 11, 2016, 7:01 pm
This is getting a little too personal and scary. Glad my Grandkids are passed that age.Thank you for caring and sharing Judy
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