Bose accused of spying on headphone & speaker users, selling listening data


by 9to5Mac

A new lawsuit against Bose alleges that the company spies on users of its wireless headphones, tracking the music, podcasts, and other audio that they listen to and using the data for monetary gain. The accusation was made in a complaint filed yesterday in a federal court in Chicago and seeks millions of dollars in damages to the users of Bose products…

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ExtremeTech reports:

Bose accused of spying on end users, data mining their private records via headphone app

Bose, already your favorite company for overpriced headphones, has been accused of serving up spyware with its wireless headphone software.

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CNBC reports:

Bose headphones accused in lawsuit of spying on listeners

NBC News reports that a new class-action lawsuit claims headphone company Bose has been tracking and distributing customers' data without telling them.

Mixmag reports:

Bose sued for spying on users and illegally collecting data via wireless headphones

One customer is taking on the audio giant