Tag: Hasbro

Four Major Toy Companies Fined for Violating the COPPA

In light of a four-year investigation, four major toy companies have all agreed to stop letting online marketers track children’s internet habits. Eric Schneiderman, New York Attorney General, found Hasbro, Mattel, Viacom, and JumpStart Games to be in violation of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act.  In its four years, Operation Child Tracker uncovered that third-party vendors were using cookies and IP addresses to track kids under 13 years old. …
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Hasbro Removes Bank And Cash From Monopoly To Avoid Corruption

Many countries around the world are looking to replace cash with more digitized forms of payment, although those ideas are met with a fair amount of resistance by consumers and financial experts. Now that the popular Monopoly board game is removing cash, the question becomes whether or not the cashless society is coming a lot closer than most people anticipate. Don’t expect Bitcoin to make an introduction in Monopoly soon, …
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