Carrier IQ Sued Over Alleged Smartphone Spyware

MORE ABOUT SPYWARE ON ANDROID PHONES: Click on the links to get “the rest of the story”. This mess is now in the courts. News at 11.

This from lxnews.org

Carrier IQ Sued Over Alleged Smartphone Spyware

by Fabian A. Scherschel on December 5, 2011
 

A company called Carrier IQ is now being sued for a product that, on behalf of carriers and without telling the users, collects usage information about smartphones. This product has been in the spotlight recently, ever since an Android developer discovered it on his phone and the company tried to intimidate him into stopping further reporting of the issue.

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