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  • Amazon accused of violating kids’ privacy with Alexa

    Amazon accused of violating kids’ privacy with Alexa

    Reacting to the allegations, the e-commerce giant said it not only worked closely with organisations like the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) while developing Echo Dot Kids Edition but also followed industry's best practices for securing verifiable parental consent. "Specific to Echo Dot Kids Edition and FreeTime on Alexa, we want you to know that Kid skills in Amazon FreeTime do not collect personal information and we require verifiable parental consent from all customers before enabling FreeTime on Alexa," Amazon wrote in a blog post.

    May 10, 2019