Tuesday, March 14, 2017

We-Vibe fined C$4 million for spying on its customers through their smart vibrators

Canadian “smart” sex toy manufacturer We-Vibe recently felt the long, hard, stiff arm of the law when it was fined $4 million CAD (about $3 million USD) after it tracked users’ use without their consent. The money will go to compensate those who bought the device. Owners of the We-Vibe 4 Plus who used the app are entitled to claim C$10,000 (about $7,500), while those who just bought the vibrator can claim up to $199, less legal fees. This follows a successful class-action lawsuit that was brought before an Illinois federal court. The We-Vibe 4 Plus retails at roughly $190,…

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