Your Bose headphones are spying on you, lawsuit alleges


A lawsuit filed earlier this week in Chicago claims the audio equipment company has been secretly selling user data to third parties.

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NBC News reports:

Your Bose headphones are spying on you, a new lawsuit alleges

Data mining lawsuits are on the rise as a variety of electronic devices gather more and more information about users.

@macrumors reports:

Bose Wireless Headphones Spy on Listeners, Lawsuit Alleges

Bose has been hit by a lawsuit that accuses the company of spying on its wireless headphone customers through its Bose Connect mobile app and violating consumer privacy rights (via Reuters).

The complaint was filed on Tuesday in a Chicago federal court by Kyle Zak, who is seeking an injunction to stop Bose's "wholesale disregard" for the privacy of customers who download the app to their smartphones.

The lawsuit alleges that Bose tracks the listening habits of users when they are...

Fox Business reports:

Bose Headphones Spy on Listeners: Lawsuit

Bose Corp spies on its wireless headphone customers by using an app that tracks the music, podcasts and other audio they listen to, and violates their privacy rights by selling the information without permission, a lawsuit charged.