Smart Toys Can Put Child Privacy at Risk
Your four-year-old is too young for Facebook or Instagram, so you might think they are protected from the data miners, marketing hawks or hackers that grab personal information at every turn. But what happens when your kid uses a talking doll? Or your baby monitor connects to Wi-Fi? It’s hard to perceive smart toys as a potential threat, but if it connects to the internet, the risks are the same.
Highlights for this newsletter:
- Examples of smart toys "spying" on children to collect personal information
- Tips on how to protect your child's privacy when using smart toys