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" All Things D has gotten a statement from Apple on the Carrier IQ situation. It says that it "stopped supporting CarrierIQ with iOS 5 in most of our products," and that it will "remove it completely in a future software update." The company's full statement is as follows:

We stopped supporting CarrierIQ with iOS 5 in most of our products and will remove it completely in a future software update. With any diagnostic data sent to Apple, customers must actively opt-in to share this information, and if they do, the data is sent in an anonymous and encrypted form and does not include any personal information. We never recorded keystrokes, messages or any other personal information for diagnostic data and have no plans to ever do so."

Nope OP, iPhone users can opt out whenever they want and are asked immidiately when going through the iOS 5 setup process. It seems only Andriod, Blackberry and Nokia phones are logging user keystrokes, recording telephone calls, storing text messages, tracking location and more... And there is not way to opt in let alone opt out unless you root.

TUAW checked to see exactly what CarrierIQ is doing and it does not record keystrokes as you mentioned, you double post all this anti apple carrierIQ articles when the culprits are the other manufacturers.

Apple is only using it to improve cellular reception:

"In TUAW's look through the binary calls, we found references to collecting carrier telemetry such as local cell tower, signal strength, and your phone number. We found no references to key logging. We did find remote diagnostic calls like CTServerConnectionEnableRemoteDiagnostics."

http://www.tuaw.com/2011/11/30/carrier-iq-references-found-in-ios-5-probably-benign/
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Rooted, running custom HTC Sense ROM that comes without CIQ by the Virtuous team. The stock ROM apparently has CIQ according to what I've read in other forums.
    
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You can all freak out however you want, but this has been in place for a very, very long time and they are not going to simply stop doing it. It's how they monitor network performance and usage of the devices. I think they simply are guilty of not really letting us know just how much they were monitoring, but obviously it's really not that "evil" in a sense.

Even CM7 has a monitoring package, which you can opt out of when you install it. I opt in, anything to make what I use better in the long run. biggrin.gif
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You can all freak out however you want, but this has been in place for a very, very long time and they are not going to simply stop doing it. It's how they monitor network performance and usage of the devices. I think they simply are guilty of not really letting us know just how much they were monitoring, but obviously it's really not that "evil" in a sense.
Even CM7 has a monitoring package, which you can opt out of when you install it. I opt in, anything to make what I use better in the long run. biggrin.gif

Yep, It's been going on for years and if it was possible for it cause problems it would have done so by now. Though now that it is all over the net that a password could be stolen from this maybe there will be problems. Though the type of people on the look out for passwords to steal would have known about this from day one. It probably is too difficult to tell the unique key ids from username and passwords from all the other key presses. You'd have to have something else in play to know when a user was launching the app that used the password, catch the unique ids, and then have it get sent to them rather than the phone company. Sounds like it should be simple, but really would be hard to implement without getting caught.

I also usually opt in on stuff like this because I know only good things can come of it.

Still, kind of cool to know that my old iPhone 3GS isn't part of this anymore.
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People are over reacting like always... This is just to help them business wise not to be used maliciously .... All your browsers do the same thing.
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None branded GSII running villian rom 3.0 nothing to worry about here wink.gif
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You can all freak out however you want, but this has been in place for a very, very long time and they are not going to simply stop doing it. It's how they monitor network performance and usage of the devices. I think they simply are guilty of not really letting us know just how much they were monitoring, but obviously it's really not that "evil" in a sense.
Even CM7 has a monitoring package, which you can opt out of when you install it. I opt in, anything to make what I use better in the long run. biggrin.gif

Just because you don't want your privacy doesn't mean nobody else values it.
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People are over reacting like always... This is just to help them business wise not to be used maliciously .... All your browsers do the same thing.

So, just because browsers violate our privacy everyone and everything should do it.

There will come a day when you wake up with camera's all over your house, nothing to overreact about.
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Does Galaxy s2 t-mobile version have it? I just got this phone so I'm new to android.
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does iphone 3g have it?
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