Consumer Groups Want Feds to Investigate Smart Watches for Kids

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SEATTLE -- A coalition of consumer groups is calling on the Federal Trade Commission to investigate some relatively new technology – smart watches for children. These watches let parents stay in touch with their kids and always know where they are.

A recent analysis of these devices by the Norwegian Consumer Council raised some serious privacy and security concerns.

On the KOMO Midday News (weekdays 1-3pm), Susan Grant, Director of Consumer Protection and Privacy at the Consumer Federation of America, explained what they want the FTC to do. (Click the picture above to hear the audio).