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Old December 4th, 2011, 07:45 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Be careful of what kind of actions you take on the Vivid. It has the CarrierIQ Spyware installed; and every single thing you do, including keystrokes, texts, emails, phone calls, etc, is recorded and can be seen. I will not do any banking or other financial business on this device!

If you're not familiar with CarrierIQ Spyware and its ramifications, do a Google. There are already a bunch of Class Action Lawsuits about this very serious breech of confidentiality, privacy and security.

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Carrier IQ Gets Scrooged For The Holidays - Security - Mobile Security - Informationweek

I'm still keeping mine. There is no privacy didn't FaceBook teach us that.
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This has been going on for years my friend.This company was founded in 2005 so its too late to be worried now.But i agree it shouldn't be on our phones.
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This link might help to get your boxers bunched up:

Carrier IQ patent outlines keylogging and ability to target individual devices | ZDNet

or this one:

Carrier IQ denies responsiblity for insecure log files, suggests manufacturers are to blame | The Verge

UNBELIEVABLE!!
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Nope. Doesn't matter. I just don't care.

I wonder if Google, Yahoo, or ATT can track everything I do in their systems.
I also wonder if Microsoft might have programs that dial home, or maybe if iTunes knows what I do. Better yet is my PVR dialing home to say what I've been watching, how many times I've paused, skipped commercials, or switched channels.

God maybe I should just unplug and put up a wire cage around my house.
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Cell companies have been tracking us for years among other things that track our actions. It's part of the way things are now.
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Nope. Doesn't matter. I just don't care.

I wonder if Google, Yahoo, or ATT can track everything I do in their systems.
I also wonder if Microsoft might have programs that dial home, or maybe if iTunes knows what I do. Better yet is my PVR dialing home to say what I've been watching, how many times I've paused, skipped commercials, or switched channels.

God maybe I should just unplug and put up a wire cage around my house.
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Cell companies have been tracking us for years among other things that track our actions. It's part of the way things are now.
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