Privacy Scare for Android
The Mountain View, California-based firm’s software has been installed on millions of phones. Trevor Eckhart, an Android developer based in Connecticut, discovered it on an Android phone and analyzed what it does. He realized that the software secretly logs key strokes – pretty much records everything you are doing. He made a video about it.
Carrier IQ responded by threatening to sue Eckhart then backed of when the the Electronic Freedom Foundation came to his aid.
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