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FTC Says Tech Toys Can Store Kids’ Voices Without Parental OK

Clarifies the Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule Update of 2013

The Federal Trade Commission will allow Internet-connected devices, including children’s toys and personal assistants, to record and store the voice of a child under 13 without seeking parental permission so long as it is only for the replacement of written words with voice commands in performing search and other functions on those Internet-connected devices and then destroyed ASAP.

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