After Breach, Congress Asks VTech What Kid Data It Collects

By Steven Trader (December 2, 2015, 5:30 PM EST) -- A pair of U.S. lawmakers are looking for answers on how electronic learning toymaker VTech complies with federal child privacy protection laws after hackers broke into a portal used to download content to computer tablets, compromising the personal data of 11 million children and adults worldwide.

In a letter to VTech Holdings Ltd. CEO Allan Wong Chi Yun on Wednesday, Sen. Edward Markey and Rep. Joe Barton — co-founders of the Congressional Bipartisan Privacy Caucus — demanded to know what data the company collects about children 12 years old or younger, how that data is being used, the steps taken to...

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