Bose wireless headphones are spying on users, lawsuit claims
But, if you own a pair of pricey Bose wireless headphones, your secret may be out. Moreover, the suit claims that Bose shares this data, along with other personal identifiers, with third-parties without its customers' knowledge or consent. The complaint was filed on Tuesday in a federal court in Chicago and seeks an injunction to stop Bose's "wholesale disregard" for the privacy of customers who download its free Bose Connect app from the Apple Inc. or Google Play stores to their smartphones.
If the accusations in a new lawsuit are true, premium headphone maker Bose could be using its Bose Connect mobile app to monitor what you listen to and then sell that data to third parties.
"We discovered the issue, as we do in many of our cases, through an investigation conducted by our in-house computer forensics lab", Christopher Dore, one of the Edelson lawyers involved in the case, e-mailed Ars.
According to Billboard, "He argues that Bose allegedly shared that information with marketing companies, including San Francisco's Segment, whose website offers to 'collect all or your customer customer data and send it anywhere'".
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In light of these grievances Zak is seeking millions of dollars in damages for purchasers of Bose products including QuietControl 30, SoundLink Around-Ear Wireless Headphones II and SoundSport Pulse Wireless. It claims that Bose Connect collects listening data on users, including the titles of the tracks that they're listening to.
Bose has yet to respond to the claims.
A lawsuit accuses US headphone maker Bose of gathering data about listening habits without permission for the company to sell to other firms that then target users with advertisements.
The lawsuit accuses the company of breaching privacy, adding that it is possible to determine someone's religion or sexual orientation by tracking listening data. As per the lawsuit, Bose is accused of violating the WireTap Act along with other state privacy laws and sneaking into a user's audio history that can give insights into a person's personality.
Bose did not reply to Fortune's request for comment.
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