Beware the holiday ‘smart toys’ that spy on your kids

Beware the holiday ‘smart toys’ that spy on your kids

Amazon gathers usage data on kids' tablet activity so parents can monitor what their children are watching and reading. (If parents give kids access to third-party apps, however, then those third parties could collect a child’s data, according to the privacy policy).

Need medical help? Sorry, not until you sign away your privacy

Need medical help? Sorry, not until you sign away your privacy

I dutifully entered my info anyway—immediate physical needs have a way of leapfrogging over data privacy concerns, even for people like me who feel strongly about maintaining control over how their information is collected and used.