Originally Posted by jsconyers
I disagree, it records every keystroke made on the device. So if you enter your credit card information, passwords, account numbers, etc. It is recording those. Even if you have nothing to hide, this information should not be recorded or tracked in any way.
In addition to Carrier IQ's DB, it's something that could also be subjected to MITM (Man-In-The Middle) Attacks. People sued for invasion of privacy years ago. If people don't push back at some point, this crap is only going to get worse.
I understand NJBlackberry's comment on being tracked by almost everything electronic these days but there needs to be some resistance by the users to prevent this from getting worse. This information can lead to company theft (from stolen emails) and even identity theft. I personally don't think we can just say this sux and forget about it.
Anyway, just my two cents...