Dec 13th, 2011

I don’t even know where to start with Carrier IQ gate. It has blown up into this huge mobile security issue, snowballing into probably the worse PR nightmare the company could have ever expected. Ever since it was first exposed in HTC devices, the software has been found in use on almost every device and OS under the sun, as commissioned by whichever carrier those devices are running on. Even the FBI could have been using the data collected for national security. It’s that big. Well, Carrier IQ wants to give you their complete, exhaustive response to all the concerns and complaints consumers have been having with the service in this 19 page PDF. So, if you were one of those folks with your pitchforks, put it down for just a few minutes, grab your spectacles instead and read up.

[Full Carrier IQ Press Release]