A new Barbie Doll is getting a thumbs down.
"Hello Barbie" uses WiFi speech recognition and is embedded with a microphone to record children's speech.
Mattel says that technology allows the doll to interact with kids.
The campaign for a commercial free childhood says the doll sends the child's remarks over the web allowing Mattel to eavesdrop on a child's private conversation.
Mattel says "Hello Barbie" meets government standards for privacy and security.
They add that any data the doll collects is secure and can't be accessed by unauthorized users.
"Hello Barbie" doll gets the thumbs down
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