Bose accused of spying on customers with tracking app (page 2)

Bose’s proprietary Bluetooth system may have been collecting more data than it let on. A proposed class action lawsuit filed this morning alleges that Bose’s Connect app was collecting and sharing information on users’ listening habits, as first reported by Fortune. Bose’s Connect app is meant to improve pairing between music sources and Bose speakers and headphones — and because it sits between the player and the speaker, the app has easy access to basic data on every song being streamed. According to the plaintiffs, Connect collected the titles of streamed songs and podcasts without consent or notification, and shared that information with an analytics and targeting firm called Segment.io. Combined with registration info, the data... Continue reading…

Bose accused of spying on customers with tracking app

The complaint seeks an injunction to stop Bose's "wholesale disregard" for the privacy of customers who download its free Bose Connect app.

Wed 19 Apr 17 from Daily Mail

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. The post Bose accused of spying on end users, data ...

Wed 19 Apr 17 from Extremetech

Bose accused of secretly sharing your listening habits

The podcasts and music you listen to can reveal a lot about your personal and political leanings. That's the basis of a class-action lawsuit filed against Bose, whose wireless ...

Wed 19 Apr 17 from Engadget

Lawsuit accuses Bose of using its Connect app for data mining

A lawsuit was filed on Tuesday alleging that Bose violated the WireTap Act and several other privacy laws. According to Fortune, the lawsuit is accusing the audio maker of collecting data from ...

Wed 19 Apr 17 from Techspot

Bose is spying on us, lawsuit alleges - CNET

The class-action suit claims the audio company uses its wireless headphones and Bose Connect app to collect private data and sell to third parties.

Wed 19 Apr 17 from CNET Cutting Edge

Bose headphones spy on listeners: lawsuit

(Reuters) - 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 ...

Wed 19 Apr 17 from Reuters Technology

Headphone deal: Bose SoundLink On-Ear Bluetooth headphones for $150 - CNET

Bose has the white version of its highly rated on-ear wireless headphone on clearance pricing.

Wed 19 Apr 17 from CNET

Bose accused of tracking customers' listening habits

A US lawsuit claims Bose allegedly collects data on users of its wireless headphones via the optional Connect app for monetary gain.

Thu 20 Apr 17 from Techradar

‘Headphones of Bose spy on listeners’

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 ...

Thu 20 Apr 17 from The Hindu

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