Bose Sued For Collecting, Sharing User Data Via Wireless Headphone, Speaker App
(April 20, 2017, 4:05 PM EDT) -- CHICAGO — Bose Corp. was hit with a putative eavesdropping class complaint in Illinois federal court April 18, when a customer alleged that the stereo equipment manufacturer has been collecting and sharing, via a smartphone application, records of its customers’ private music and audio selections (Kyle Zak v. Bose Corp., No. 1:17-cv-02928, N.D. Ill.).
(Complaint available. Document #97-170427-033C.)
In March 2017, Illinois resident Kyle Zak purchased a set of Bose wireless headphones. Zak downloaded the Bose Connect app onto his smartphone, which allowed him...