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Dec 13 AT 9:50 AM Anthony Domanico 96 Comments

Carrier IQ releases guide that tells customers what they do/don’t track

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few weeks, you’ve probably heard about Carrier IQ, the service installed deep in the guts of multiple devices that logs various aspects of your cellular experience. Companies such as Sprint, T-Mobile, AT&T, Samsung, HTC and others use this information to provide software updates that ... Read More »

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Nov 23 AT 1:52 PM Anthony Domanico 30 Comments

XDA member gets cease and desist letter from Android OEM tracking software maker, fights back with help from EFF

An XDA-recognized developer TrevE (Trevor Eckhart) received a cease and desist letter from Carrier IQ, a company that produces software that allows OEM manufacturers of Android devices to track everything consumers do on their smartphones. Carrier IQ’s software is embedded at the kernel level in devices made by the likes of Samsung, HTC, and several others, ... Read More »

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