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ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jun 24, 2000
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Report introduced.

(New York: Jim Sciutto) Indications that Mattel has been collecting information on youngsters via secret software examined; details given of how interactive CD ROMs spied on users. [Center from Democracy and Technology Jim DEMPSEY - says Congress passed a law against this activity.] Warning from consumer advocates that other software programs and Internet Websites collect personal data about users noted. [Senator Dick DURBIN - says Internet users should have fair warning that information is being collected.]

Reporter(s):
Sciutto, Jim;
Vargas, Elizabeth
Duration:
00:02:10

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