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Old 12-02-2011, 07:32 AM   #17 (permalink)
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Default Re: Carrier IQ (Spyware) on Blackberry?

Originally Posted by daphne View Post
OK, I don't get why some folks are making light of this and essentially making fun of people for being concerned.
I'm not trying to make light of the situation, but I get this feeling that it's not as wide-spread as the initial public reaction suggested. As more details emerge, fewer handsets seem to be "infected" with this junk.

Originally Posted by daphne View Post
Lots of Android devics and iOS devices apparently.
I saw that Apple made a comment that iOS5 does not fully support Carrier IQ and future versions will not support it at all. Interesting that it was there in the first place, however.

Originally Posted by devnull View Post
I agree with Daphne. This isn't, for me at least, about paranoia. Many will say "if you have nothing to hide then there isn't anything to worry about". It's not that there is something to hide but there is something that is personal and private(contacts, passwords) which I do not want to share.
I can definitely see the issue, and would love to hear Carrier IQ explain how capturing keystrokes helps the carriers maintain their network.

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