The internet of nosy things
Worried that one of your devices may be spying on you? You should be.
It sounds like a cool toy: a talking Barbie doll that uses voice-recognition software to "listen" to kids' conversations and respond appropriately.
The downside critics say: It records children's conversations to the cloud, where they could be hacked — or the data could be exploited by the toy's maker.
Jefferson Reid is a writer, author and editor who was worked for NBCUniversal, CBS, AOL, Yahoo! and many others.