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Lawsuit claims Warriors app secretly records users’ conversations

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Unimpressed with the new Golden State Warriors roster?

Shh … don t say it out loud.

The team may be listening.A lawsuit filed in federal court in San Francisco this week claims the team s free app secretly uses the microphones on fans  smartphones to listen to and record their conversations.

The app, which lets fans view live scores and share posts from Warriors games on social media, asks for permission to access fans microphones, but doesn t disclose the extent that it listens in, according to the suit, which was reported by The Recorder on Tuesday.

Even more disconcerting, the lawyers wrote, the app turns on the microphone listening and recording any time the app is running.

No mater if a consumer is actively using the app or if it is merely running in the background: the app is listening.

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