Electronic toy manufacturer VTech Electronics Limited and its U.S. subsidiary have agreed to settle charges by the Federal Trade Commission [ https://www.ftc.gov/system/files/documents/cases/vtech_file_stamped_stip_order_1-8-18.pdf?utm_source=govdelivery ] that the company violated a U.S. childrens privacy law by collecting personal information from children without providing direct notice and obtaining their parents consent, and failing to take reasonable steps to secure… Read More

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