• Smartwatches For Kids Banned In Germany: Regulators Want Parents To Destroy The Devices

    23 days ago - By Tech Times

    Germany's Federal Network Agency has banned smartwatches for kids from being sold in the country, and has urged parents who have already purchased the devices to destroy them. Here's the reason behind the decision.
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  • Germany bans children's smart watches with listening app

    23 days ago - By Phys.org

    German regulators have banned certain types of smartwatches marketed to children, saying the devices have been used to listen in on school classrooms and run afoul of Germany's surveillance restrictions.
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  • Germany issues ban on children's smartwatches, urges parents to destroy them

    Germany issues ban on children's smartwatches, urges parents to destroy them

    23 days ago - By SlashGear

    The sale of kids' smartwatches have just been banned in Germany, as the country's telecommunications regulator has labelled them as essentially “spying devices.” While the wearables, designed for kids aged 5 to 12, often look like toys, they're designed to allow parents to remotely listen in on the child's environment via the watches' microphone, all without notice, in turn offering...
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