Groups Say 'Spy Toys' Don't Play Well With Privacy Regs

Law360, New York (December 7, 2016, 6:44 PM EST) -- The companies behind a pair of popular internet-connected toys came under fire Tuesday from consumer groups in the U.S. and Europe that asked the Federal Trade Commission, the European Commission and other regulators to probe the playthings' potential privacy and security risks. 

In a related development, U.S. Sen. Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) demanded information from the companies on how they compile and share children's personal information.

The widespread scrutiny centers on the data collection and surveillance capabilities of the children's toys My Friend Cayla and i-Que Robot....
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