Vibrator Gets Too Intimate By Tracking Usage Info, Suit Says

Law360, New York (September 15, 2016, 3:57 PM EDT) -- The company behind a vibrator that can be controlled remotely using a smartphone app has been accused of privacy violations in an Illinois federal court suit contending the sex toy purveyor collects intimate information like when and on what settings the device is used.

The defining feature of Standard Innovation Corp.’s We-Vibe sex toy is an app that can control the device from near or far, letting a user change vibration modes from their phone or allow a far-flung partner to take the reins, according to a proposed class action filed earlier this month.

But, a consumer identified as N.P. alleges,...

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September 2, 2016

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