Bose slapped with wiretap lawsuit claiming headphone app spies on users
A class-action lawsuit accuses Framingham’s Bose Corp. of breaking a federal wiretapping law by keeping tabs on customers’ listening habits without their permission....
Zak downloaded Bose Connect, a free smartphone app that helps users select and play their favorite tunes. But the lawsuit says that Zak didn’t know the app kept track of every recording he listened to. The suit claims that the data was relayed to companies other than Bose, which could analyze Zak’s listening habits without his permission.
“One’s personal audio selections — including music, radio broadcast, podcast, and lecture choices...."