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posted by cmn32480 on Monday November 13 2017, @10:03PM   Printer-friendly
from the go-back-to-doing-it-the-old-fashioned-way dept.

Connected sex toys recorded intimate sessions without consent

Days ago, a Redditor discovered that their Lovense remote control app was unknowingly recording audio of a six-minute intimate session between the user and their significant other. It happened while they used the app to control the Lovense vibrator it's paired with, and it saved the recording to a local file buried in the phone's media storage. Another commenter, claiming to be a Lovense representative, said these recordings are the result of a "minor software bug."

Lovense: "Use teledildonics to improve your sex life!"

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  • (Score: 1, Funny) by Anonymous Coward on Tuesday November 14 2017, @12:27AM (1 child)

    by Anonymous Coward on Tuesday November 14 2017, @12:27AM (#596573)

    For a really high-end model, you could charge lots of money to have specific types of people listening.

    *choose male, female, M-to-F, F-to-M, intersex, eunuch, etc.
    *choose young people or old people
    *for lots of extra money, sometimes offer special deals to have famous people listen (maybe $123,456 for a Kardashian for up to an hour)
    *choose a muslim, an atheist, a jew, a catholic, or a baptist

    So maybe you normally go for a catholic MILF, but then you bid in an auction to get Howard Stern. Instead of your usual butt sex, you give Howard Stern an hour of pretending to be with sheep -- or maybe you even get a sheep for the occasion.

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  • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Tuesday November 14 2017, @12:36AM

    by Anonymous Coward on Tuesday November 14 2017, @12:36AM (#596583)

    I'll only pay if you can guarantee me someone who looks like my grandma.
    Video or nothing. I am very particular.