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The state-supported Norwegian Consumer Council has conducted thorough research on child GPS smartwatches with phone calling features and has released the exposé '#WatchOut' seeking to push improvement and more regulation of the products. They are referring the Norwegian Data Protection Authority and the Consumer Ombudsman to review the manufacturers for breaches of the Norwegian Personal Data Act and the Marketing Control Act. The report has spread to a call in the US for the FTC to do likewise.

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    Stephen Schroeder - Mar 24, 2017

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    Thomas Walk - Mar 08, 2017

    With the deprecation of 2G networks around the world, devices that rely on 2G protocols for data transmissions will soon be useless. It is recommended to choose 3G devices at a minimum.