On December 23, 2015, a French consumers association announced (source document in French) that it would file a complaint against a toy manufacturer for system vulnerabilities that allegedly led to a large-scale data breach. The manufacturer sold connected toys that allegedly collected data as children accessed the internet, and more than one million users' data was affected by the breach.

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