Sprint confirms the removal of Carrier IQ software from phones starting in January
0. phoneArena posted on 17 Jan 2012, 12:09
Sprint has confirmed that they will be removing Carrier IQ from their phones with OTA updates, starting this month with the EVO 3D...
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1. rockhouse67 posted on 17 Jan 2012, 12:19 1 0
Cool....but what's next. (still concerned tho)
2. bucky posted on 17 Jan 2012, 12:21 1 2
makes you wonder if they would have done anything had it not been publicized so widely. f**king crooks
4. GeekMovement posted on 17 Jan 2012, 12:25 1 0
yes carrier iq gone is good. there's got to be better solutions than to be involved in that company's mess. please come to sgsii epic 4g touch soon!
5. mctcm posted on 17 Jan 2012, 13:22 2 1
Goodbye carrierIQ, hello new tracking software you are unaware of
6. Forsaken77 posted on 17 Jan 2012, 13:31 2 0
I won't believe it's fully gone until xda confirms it. They probably removed Carrier IQ and installed a different data collection tool that's less obtrusive. I wish AT&T would remove that crap from my Skyrocket, but they probably have stock in Carrier IQ ;)
7. clott2 posted on 19 Jan 2012, 09:52 0 0
This is good news. Now, if only Sprint would send the maintenance updates out sooner than later.