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http://techcrunch.com/2011/12/01/carrier-iq-how-to-find-it-and-how-to-deal-with-it/
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Carrier IQ is capable of tracking what apps you’re running to where your phone is to what buttons are being pressed
Here’s how you can figure out if your phone is affected, and how to go about fixing things if it is.

Looks like they forgot the most important rule of business.
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post #2 of 12
Glad I've been using custom roms since the beginning.
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luckily for me, no phones have carrierIQ in Canada aside from iphones.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by importflip View Post

Glad I've been using custom roms since the beginning.

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Quote:
Originally Posted by Benladesh View Post

luckily for me, no phones have carrierIQ in Canada aside from iphones.

The use of carrierIQ has been stopped since iOS 5. So it seems that in Canada pretty much all phones are good.
Edited by born2bwild - 12/2/11 at 9:51am
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this is very interesting topic.. so thanks for link.. biggrin.gif
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post #7 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by importflip View Post

Glad I've been using custom roms since the beginning.

this

i find it funny that article mentions verizon doesnt use carrier iq. which is total bs btw, because it was on my thunderbolt.
Edited by firestorm1 - 12/2/11 at 11:15pm
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Agh thanks! even though I have only been using my iPhone 4s for a few days I just turned it off.
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I thought I had removed this with Titanium Backup back when it was first discovered months and months ago, however this new logging app found more. It's removed now, hopefully that's all of it this time.
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post #10 of 12
Hooray for custom roms!

More features, faster, more customizable, and your phone doesn't spy on you when you're not looking!
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