Carrier IQ and Android: demystification


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For those of you not following the story, some hackers have found code to this software on mobile devices (both the iPhone and Android) called Carrier IQ. It allegedly sends a ton of data back to the carriers, including logging keystrokes and recording data sent through Wi-fi, even if it's encrypted.

The important thing to take away, however, is that even though we all like to fight the "Apple vs. Android" battle, the real war is The People vs. the Carriers.

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