By now I'm sure you've heard of CarrierIQ, the spyware/keylogger that comes preinstalled on many smartphones (mainly Android phones, but also some Blackberries and there is evidence it's on the iPhone as well). If you're concerned about this, I've found some good news. According to ShabbyPenguin (who posts here as well on occasion), our beloved Photon is free of CarrierIQ. While he's not sure of the reason why, he believes it might be because the Photon is a world phone and thus such software could run afoul of other carriers' policies. If you want more information on what CarrierIQ is and what it does, check out this lengthy YouTube video by the guy who figured it out.