Senator Franken Continues Taking Names in Carrier IQ Inquest—Ass Kicking to Begin Shortly

As head of the Senate's privacy panel, Senator Al Franken has spearheaded the investigation into Carrier IQ's potential violations of multiple federal statutes. Now, he's requested AT&T, Sprint, HTC, and Samsung explain themselves as to what data, exactly, they've gathered using the program. They've until December… »12/06/11 3:40am12/06/11 3:40am

Carrier IQ Speaks! And of Course It Denies All Wrongdoing

It hasn't been a good week for Carrier IQ. First a damning video apparently illustrating the extent of what information the program collects surfaces, then everything goes to shit. Now, the company is facing a Senate investigation for potentially millions of violations of privacy laws. And this is the response? »12/02/11 12:12am12/02/11 12:12am

These Are the Phones We're Pretty Sure Don't Have Carrier IQ (Updated)

Turns out a lot more phones that we originally thought are infected with Carrier IQ, the nothing-you-can-do-about-it rootkit that has all the tinfoil hat people crowing. But not all! Here's a list of the phones that have had hard denials from their manufacturer or carrier or have been found to be clean. »12/01/11 9:39am12/01/11 9:39am