Marketplace Tech Report for Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Dec 7, 2011

Marketplace Tech Report for Wednesday, December 7, 2011

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Sen. Al Franken is looking into the Carrier IQ scandal. The Minnesota Democrat is giving several wireless carriers and phone manufacturers until next Wednesday to answer questions about exactly how they're using software from Carrier IQ and what they're doing with the information it collects.


Sen. Al Franken is looking into the Carrier IQ scandal. The Minnesota Democrat is giving several wireless carriers and phone manufacturers until next Wednesday to answer questions about exactly how they’re using software from Carrier IQ and what they’re doing with the information it collects.

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