May 162019
 
 May 16, 2019  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Court, Featured News

Helen Christophi reports:

A federal judge in Oakland advanced the bulk of a class action lawsuit Wednesday accusing a Chinese sex technology company of using customers’ cellphones to harvest intimate details about how they use its remote-controlled vibrators.

In a 17-page order, U.S. District Judge Jeffrey White rejected Hong Kong-based Hytto Ltd.’s contention it can’t be sued in the United States over allegations it intercepts and stores data via a mobile app about when, how and how often long-distance couples in the United States use its Bluetooth-enabled “Lush” vibrators, finding the company’s conduct had exposed it to scrutiny by U.S. courts.

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