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Sprint To Nix Tracking Software From Phones

The Verge | Posted 03.19.2012 | Technology

Android Central had reported yesterday that Sprint's HTC EVO 3D was getting a new firmware update that wiped Carrier IQ's software off the device, fol...

Gerry Smith

AT&T, Sprint Say Customers Agreed To Carrier IQ Tracking | Gerry Smith | Posted 12.17.2011 | Technology

More than two weeks ago, security researcher Trevor Eckhart posted a video about Carrier IQ, an obscure software installed on approximately 150 millio...

The Top 10 Ways Mobile Carriers Tried to Screw Us in 2011

Josh Levy | Posted 02.15.2012 | Technology
Josh Levy

AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon do so many bad, annoying and anti-consumer things that it's almost impossible to document it all.

Gerry Smith

FBI Director Can't Rule Out Data Obtained by Carrier IQ | Gerry Smith | Posted 12.14.2011 | Technology

FBI Director Robert Mueller on Wednesday denied the bureau had ever sought information from the mobile-software company Carrier IQ, but said he could ...

Schmidt on Carrier IQ: Good PR, Bad Business

Dan Wagner | Posted 02.11.2012 | Business
Dan Wagner

At the end of last week Eric Schmidt, Google's executive chairman, made a major move in totally distancing his company from the Carrier IQ software installed by American mobile phone operators on its Android devices.

Tweet This, Deny That: Social Media and the End of Denial

Michele Weldon | Posted 02.07.2012 | Media
Michele Weldon

Digital shaming has become the newest form of public stocks, ensuring the wrongdoings of individuals are widely known and impossible to erase.

Gerry Smith

Security Researcher Says Phone-Tracking Misunderstood | Gerry Smith | Posted 12.05.2011 | Technology

Last week, the controversy over Carrier IQ, a software installed on millions of smartphones that monitors details about users' activities, reached a f...

Carrier IQ Hit With Class-Action Suit

AP | By JORDAN ROBERTSON and PETER SVENSSON | Posted 12.03.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO -- Technology bloggers are asking if our cellphones are spying on us after a security researcher said a piece of software hidden on mill...

Apple, Verizon, Google, Microsoft, AT&T And Others Speak Out On Phone 'Tracking' Controversy

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith and Jason Gilbert | Posted 12.02.2011 | Technology

Mobile software company Carrier IQ has responded to the massive outcry following researcher Trevor Eckhart's damning video that exposes a CIQ app embe...

Gerry Smith

Senator Calls On Carrier IQ To Explain Mobile Tracking Software | Gerry Smith | Posted 12.02.2011 | Technology

Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) is calling on a developer to provide details of hidden software installed on smartphones that logs numerous details about us...

Jason Gilbert

Does Your Phone Have Carrier IQ? | Jason Gilbert | Posted 12.02.2011 | Technology

You might have heard about Carrier IQ, the software that comes pre-installed on millions of smartphones that has the capability to record and store yo...

Researcher Outs Creepy Secret Hidden In Millions Of Smartphones

The Huffington Post | Gerry Smith | Posted 12.02.2011 | Technology

A security researcher has posted a video detailing hidden software installed on smart phones that logs numerous details about users' activities. In...