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Bose faces privacy lawsuit over headphones that share listening habits with third parties

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When it comes to privacy concerns, the mind naturally drifts to the likes of Facebook, Microsoft and Google. But in reality, there is the potential for privacy issues with any connected device — and that includes Bluetooth headphones from Bose. Illustrating this is a man from Illinois who has filed a lawsuit against the Massachusetts-based audio company for “secretly collecting, transmitting, and disclosing its customers’ private music selections to third parties, including a data mining company.” Kyle Zak alleges that his Bose QuietComfort 35 wireless Bluetooth headphones and the associated Bose Connect app gathered information about him, and sold it… …Continue reading on BetaNews

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