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AT&T, Sprint say they use Carrier IQ, but don’t collect personal info

December 1, 2011, by Jeff, category Information Security, Mobile

From MSNBC …

As news about cell phone key-logging software has gone viral, so, too have denials from some phone makers and carriers about whether they use the software. AT&T, one of the companies that does use the Carrier IQ program, says its purpose is strictly to “improve wireless network and service performance,” not to track users’ personal data.

Verizon Wireless, the other major U.S. wireless carrier, told msnbc.com, it doesn’t put Carrier IQ “on our phones, nor do we use any Carrier IQ data.” Asked whether it uses similar programs from other companies, a Verizon Wireless spokesperson said it does not.
Sprint is a Carrier IQ customer. But in a statement, the carrier said Carrier IQ software helps …

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AT&T, Sprint say they use Carrier IQ, but don’t collect personal info.

So, what do you think ?