Bose 700 Wireless Headphones
The Bose 700 headphones are noise cancelling headphones that are AR-equipped. They make use of motion sensors that detect head orientation and body movement along with location data to offer you audio content tailored to you. The headphones can be purchased for $400.
Has there ever been a breach or data leak?
No known hacks or data breaches!
Is any kind of biometric data collected (health, heart, voice, etc.)?
Are you able to delete your data / the data collected about you?
Does it have parental controls?
Does it use encryption to protect your data both in-transit and at-rest?
Does it get regular software and / or firmware updates?
Does it require you to create a strong password?
Is there a system in place for managing security vulnerabilities?
How Can It Snoop?
Does it have a camera or request / require access to a camera?
Does it have a microphone or request / require access to a microphone?
Does it track your location or request / require access to location data?
Does it require an email address to use?
Does it require a phone number to use?
Does it require an address (home or office) to use?
Are you able to use a credit card as a payment option?
Are you able to use a cryptocurrency as a payment option?
Are you able to use PayPal as a payment option?
Are you able to use cash or gift cards as a payment option?
What Could Go Wrong?
The Bose 700 headphones use a microphone and location data for its typical functions, which Bose has been known to share with third party companies. Be aware that by using this product, Bose will most likely know your whereabouts and many of your preferences and personal data.
How Does It Share Your Data?
Bose can acquire your information while using their headphones and share it with other companies without your knowledge or consent. They have recently been called out for doing so and are fighting a class action lawsuit as a result.
- Excellent noise cancelling.
- Headphones collect personal data which is often shared with other companies.
- Battery life is lacking.
- More expensive than several competitors.
Bose has been known to share your user information with third parties without your consent. It also collects information using the microphone in the headphones even when it is not in use and sends it back to Bose. This product is not very considerate of your privacy.