Sprint and HTC begin removing Carrier IQ from handsets

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We learned from Android Central yesterday that the HTC EVO 3D was set to see an updated firmware which included the removal of Carrier IQ’s software.  The controversial feature has been a hot topic over the last few months with many users wanting the ability to opt out of the service.  It ...

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Carrier IQ issues 19 page document detailing usage

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Carrier IQ released a new 19-page PDF document on their website this week which details all the stuff that they do as well as the stuff that they don’t do.  Staying clear of naming any specific wireless provider, the file does tell us that the intention of Carrier IQ has always been to ...

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Lookout weighs in on Carrier IQ: “Not malicious but alarming”

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One of Lookout’s principal engineers, Tim Wyatt, took to the company’s blog to weigh in on the situation surround Carrier IQ and the logging of keystrokes.  According to Wyatt, Lookout has not found Carrier IQ to be malicious in its practice although he did recognize that it does capture ...

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