Turns out headphones might be as good at picking up information as they are at sending music into your earholes.
An Illinois man filed a class-action lawsuit on Tuesday that claims his Bose QuietComfort 35 wireless Bluetooth headphones — in conjunction with the corresponding Bose Connect app — collected the songs and other tracks he listened to and matched that information to an identification number linked to him. Bose then allegedly sent that information to a data miner known as Segment.io, according to the lawsuit.
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The lawsuit goes on to claim that other types of Bose headphones transmit the same data, and that this constitutes wiretapping. Read more... More about Wiretapping , Lawsuit , Headphones , Bose , and Tech