Children around the world will be opening up some shiny new toys this week - but are those high-tech playthings an invasion of privacy?
A watchdog group is warning parents that so-called 'smart toys' could be collecting data - or even spying on your kids.
According to the U.S. Public Interest Research Group, toys that connect to the internet, or include a microphone or video camera, could be listening in if the connection isn't secure.
They recommend reading the toy instructions to understand exactly what kind of technology it uses - and doing your research on the toy manufacturer to see if there have been any complaints.
This has been a concern for several Years. Here's a News Report from 3 Years Ago.