Germany forbids smartwatches for children!

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Germany forbids smartwatches for children!

Postby viking60 » 22 Nov 2017, 12:03

Germany has forbidden smartwatches for Children - by law.

They are regarded as surveillance tools that can record conversations without consent - which is required in Germany.
It is unclear why this should be any better for adults.

The Norwegian "Consumer report" has made a report about the watches and it is like everything in the Internet of Things:
Out of control with no regulations.
In Norway the producers claim that all security flaws are corrected since Forbrukerrådet (Consumer reports) discovered them - so it is safe to buy them now.

How reassuring: The "Consumer Report" guys discovered them before the producers.

They must be trustworthy....

The report is here:
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https://fil.forbrukerradet.no/wp-conten ... r-2017.pdf

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