Rebekah Kearn reports:
It’s not a scary movie: it’s a class action against Mattel, in which two mothers claim the talking Hello Barbie doll invades children’s privacy by recording their conversations and storing them in the cloud.
Ashley Archer-Hayes and Charity Johnson sued Mattel, ToyTalk, and Samet Privacy dba kidSAFE Seal Program in Superior Court on Monday on behalf of their young children, C.H. and A.P.
A ToyTalk spokesperson told Courthouse News that, “Hello Barbie is certified as-COPPA compliant by kidSAFE, a children’s privacy certification program approved by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.”
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