Sprint Kills Carrier IQ On Its Phones

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dstevens

soon they will just mod thier eula to include raping you, and that they cannot be sued, and put a worse one in.

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Eoraptor

In other words, they'll simply search for a program that can be rooted and hidden even more deeply. If this ever was really a "diagnostic tool" then it easily could have been labeled something "Phone Diagnostics inc" and put right in the file structure with prohibitions about removal.

No, instead it was blanketed and hidden in as much obfuscation as possible, meaning it was intended wholly for the purpose of spying on users and mining them for every bit of marketable data they could whore out.

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I Jedi

So why didn't they remove this terrible code before? In all honesty, they don't give a fuck; only for the backlash they're now receiving. Fuck Sprint.

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Archangel1976

Hey.... at least they said they're pulling it.

What has been AT&T and Verizon's response? Hm?

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scottd34

Seeing as how Verizon publicly said they dont use it, im sure they wont say anything.

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AntonioGarrison

Something far worse looms on the horizon.

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kixofmyg0t

Riiiiiiiight. 

 

The only way you can make sure of that is to remove it urself.

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