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Company accused of secretly logging private information of millions of smartphone users

Published 12/01/2011, Alexandria Echo Press

Today, U.S. Senator Al Franken, D-Minnesota, called on Carrier IQ, the developer of an application that has apparently been installed on millions of smartphones and that logs and may transmit sensitive information to explain exactly what the software records, whether it is transmitted to Carrier IQ or any third party, and whether the data is protected against security threats that could risk the safety and privacy of American consumers.

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