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Communications | Posted 31 Jan 2012 | Comments Off on Mobile Device Privacy Act | 3,761 views

In light of the recent confusion and fingerpointing regarding the extend of CarrierIQ snooping, Representative Ed Markey has released a draft of the Mobile Device Privacy Act. The intent of the proposed legislation is require that cell phone consumers …

In Other News | Posted 14 Dec 2011 | Comments Off on Feds Looking into CarrierIQ | 1,778 views

The Washington Post is reporting that executives from CarrierIQ are meeting with the Federal Trade Commission. Although the FBI has refused to disclose how they use CarrierIQ data, the company has claimed that it has never provided any data to …

In Other News | Posted 4 Dec 2011 | Comments Off on Carrier IQ Excitement | 2,186 views

Working with his own HTC Evo phone, Trevor Eckart discovered the Carrier IQ activities. Carrier IQ responded with a cease and desist letter, which was answered with the help of the EFF. Carrier IQ withdrew the cease and …