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Carrier IQ Withdraws Legal Threat Against Security Researcher
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japura941
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japura941,
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12/1/2011 | 5:44:19 PM
re: Carrier IQ Withdraws Legal Threat Against Security Researcher
How could Carrier IQ attempt to publicly lie about collecting virtually every user activity on millions of smartphones they have secretly been installed on?!

This professional security researcher shows clear evidence and proves every bit of spyware activity performed on the device without the user's knowledge! Can't wait for this malicious spyware company to close down and have everyone at the company responsible for breaking wiretapping laws sent to prison for intentional espionage, privacy violations, false accusations, selling private consumer info for financial gain, criminal intent, false representation, and anything and everything unlawful that can be discovered from their illegal practices.
ericm
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12/1/2011 | 2:25:03 PM
re: Carrier IQ Withdraws Legal Threat Against Security Researcher
Who'd be interested in obtaining what Carrier IQ collects? It's clearly been collecting intimate info on a massive scale for some time (150 million phones).-áNow they've been caught red-handed while blatantly lying about what they've been doing.-á-á

And although this collection can be used for metrics, who's to say that one of their clients wouldn't be a government? -áFor someone after real-time sensitive data on 150 million people, this should be a pretty safe & deniable way to obtain it.-á
Mathew
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11/30/2011 | 11:45:34 AM
re: Carrier IQ Withdraws Legal Threat Against Security Researcher
The plot thickens: Trevor Eckhart has posted a video demonstrating Carrier IQ's software logging his keystrokes (dialing a phone number) as he presses them.
-- Mathew Schwartz


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