The data includes time and date of use, the user-selected vibration intensity level and pattern and the temperature of the device, according to court documents.
While the exact number of users is unknown, company records indicate about 300,000 people bought a Bluetooth enabled We-Vibe product and more than 100,000 downloaded and used the app, an affidavit by the plaintiffs’ lawyer, Eve-Lynn Rapp, states.
If you are on a personal connection, like at home, you can run an anti-virus scan on your device to make sure it is not infected with malware.
If you are at an office or shared network, you can ask the network administrator to run a scan across the network looking for misconfigured or infected devices.
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However, the claim asserts, that information — along with the email address associated with the user — was also sent in real time to the company’s Canadian servers.
The secret data collection is “highly offensive” because the users’ information “reveals intimate private details about their sexual behaviour that they believed were confidential,” causing them embarrassment and anxiety, the claim states.“(N.
The nswers to all those questions, and many more, can be found in the first ever Maclean’s Book of Lists.The lawsuit against the manufacturer alleged that it was "intercepting and monitoring electronic communications between a user's smartphone and the device, and then collecting and transmitting this data to servers in Canada," (where the company is based).Court documents state that the settlement agreement "achieves the dual purposes of the suit by providing both significant monetary compensation and cessation of [Standard Innovation's] allegedly invasive information collection practices." As part of the settlement, Standard Innovation was required to establish two settlement classes: an 'app class,' for those who used the app and and a 'purchaser class,' for those who only purchased and used the device.It is a database maintained by the RCMP that provides Canadian police services with important information that will improve their ability to investigate and prevent crimes of a sexual nature.The public does not have access to the National Sex Offender Registry.