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http://www.beaconequity.com/smw/16322/AT-amp-T-Sprint-T-Mobile-Apple-and-Motorola-Sued-Over-Carrier-IQ-Tracking
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All major carriers in United States along with Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Motorola Mobility (NYSE:MMI) are being sued in a class action lawsuit, in which Samsung, HTC and Carrier IQ are also involved.

The class action lawsuit is over the case of smartphone data tracking and privacy issues related to software manufactured by Carrier IQ. The firm has been responsible for installing a software in smartphones manufactured by Apple, Samsung, HTC and Motorola, that acts as a spying tool and tracks the users information.

We've essentially got a gun in their mouths, it's up to us if we want to pull the trigger.
The age of forgiveness has passed and now dawns the era of retribution.
Edited by frickfrock999 - 12/6/11 at 8:26am
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Are we allowed to sue too?
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Are we allowed to sue too?

That depends. Do you think their actions are deserving of mercy?
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I had carrier IQ on my phone, I removed it once i learned of it though. I would genuinely sue them...
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lol who could sue such organizations, that gotta be bill gates
    
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When there is a settlement there will be a website set up where everyone can file claim. The people who brought the suit will get millions, the rest will get like 7 bucks.
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Are we allowed to sue too?

It will probably be a class action suit. You probably be notified if you want to excuse yourself from it.
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I don't see why the manufacturers are being sued for this? I thought it was the carrier's sole choice to throw Carrier IQ on their phones, as Verizon doesn't do so.

Inb4Googleisevilidiots. Google has nothing to do with Carrier IQ.
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All I know is that as much as people bash Verizon for some unknown reason this is one more reason I love being one of their customers. Thank you Verizon for not stooping down to the levels that are to be expected from AT&T and T-Mobile.
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I don't see why the manufacturers are being sued for this? I thought it was the carrier's sole choice to throw Carrier IQ on their phones, as Verizon doesn't do so.
Inb4Googleisevilidiots. Google has nothing to do with Carrier IQ.

I was thinking of that too. Why get the manufacturers into trouble when the carriers themselves put CIQ after the devices were produced.
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