Lawsuit Alleges Bose Tracks What Wireless Headphone Customers Listen To
|04/20/2017||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
By Jonathan Stempel
April 19 (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 information without permission, a lawsuit charged.
The complaint filed on Tuesday by Kyle Zak in federal court in Chicago seeks an injunction to stopBose’s “wholesale disregard” for the privacy of customers who download its free Bose Connect app from Apple Inc or Google Play stores to their smartphones.
“People should be uncomfortable with it,” Christopher Dore, a lawyer representing Zak, said in an interview. “People read more >>>