Bose Headphones Spy on Users, Lawsuit Says

I’d be surprised if there were any manufacturers that didn’t do this to some degree. Most people are wilfully trustful enough of companies, that being caught out like this is rare enough to make the news. This applies to all ‘Internet of Things’ devices. If something has internet access in some way, it can be either compromised or used against the user’s best interests.

“According to the complaint, Bose created detailed profiles of customers’ listening histories and habits, and shared it with marketing companies, including a San Francisco firm called Segment whose website offers to “collect all or your customer customer data and send it anywhere.””

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