Lovesense sex toys make accidental audio recordings of your sex sessions, which the company describes as a "minor bug"


#1

Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2017/11/10/back-orifice-2.html


#2

Consumers should insist on free and open source software for controlling their smart sex toys.


#3

I’m waiting for the AI version that can interpret the physiological responses. :stuck_out_tongue:


#4

There’s almost an XKCD for that.


#5

Imagine how valuable that data must be.


#6

5 min ring tones?


#7

It’s comforting to know they fixed the bug that captured video.


#8

people are justified in whatever outrage they feel about these issues… but none of it is enough to overrule how much I like their sex toys. But then, I’ve mostly used them for doing cam work, intentionally letting strangers play with them; that probably influences my perspective.


#9

How much can it really record with all that insulation around it?


#10

Recently there was local scandal nearby where a retail employee was found to have drilled a peep hole looking into the store fitting rooms. This kinda makes that pale in comparison when you think about it.


#11

A: “THIS IS AN OUTRAGEOUS VIOLATION OF MY PRIVACY.”
B: “Geez, who put the bug up your butt?”
A: ”THAT’S EXACTLY MY POINT.”


#12

I don’t want my sex toys to have any bugs!


#13

Yea yea, hooray for lawsuits, but really, you think I’d rather listen to you a-humpin and a-pumpin, or empty your meager bank account?


#14

Are there sex toys for bugs?


#15

This is a serious question: can someone explain to me the point of Internet-enabled sex torys?


#16

The person at the other end controls the vibrator buttplug, with video and sound of what’s going on. The next best thing to being there, I guess.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xHG-McMHtW0


#17

I don’t know what else to call it, but “sex session” sounds about as appealing as “blood letting.”


#18

You know what you’ll find if you Google those two phrases in combination, right?


#19

s/Lovesense/Lovense/g


#20

:slight_smile: We already have the technology to track those responses: