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Smart Toys Can Put Your Child’s Privacy, Safety at Risk

Safety Tip: Be sure your child knows to never reveal any personal information while playing online games

Pam Nichols’s September Newsletter

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? This issue of my newsletter covers alarming examples of smart toys that compromise the privacy of our children, reminding us once again how important it is to monitor kids on the internet.

To read the complete issue, click here.

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