July 18, 2018
What’s going on here, then?
I had a brief chat with Target support about this, but their first-line support folks couldn’t help, and their specialist support isn’t available yet.
To their credit, they understood why I wasn’t happy, and created a case for said specialist support to investigate.
In the meantime, I’m stumped. Over-enthusiastic permission request for some sort of barcode scanning thingy? Audio monitoring for location or advertising recognition purposes? Malware? A bug?
I’ll post an update once I know why this is happening.
2018-07-18 Wed: Chatted on the phone and online w/ Target support. They’ve escalated the issue (two levels higher, so far) and someone will be in touch soon.