Consumer privacy has become a hot topic in recent months. From the dust-up surrounding Carrier IQ to Path's storage of users' addresses, there are plenty of examples to highlight in the discussion. Indeed, just last week the New York Times disclosed that the nation's wireless carriers responded last year to 1.3 million requests for subscriber information from law enforcement officials. Yet it's unclear exactly how the industry will address concerns about users' privacy.
AT&T Mobility defended its use of Carrier IQ's software in a filing with the FCC, arguing that Carrier IQ's products have been "invaluable to AT&T in improving its network and the services it offers to its customers."
NEW ORLEANS--Months after a consumer privacy uproar that threatened to derail its business, mobile diagnostics platform Carrier IQ has named Magnolia Mansourkia Mobley to the role of general counsel
Verizon Wireless ( NYSE:VZ ) is updating the Android-powered LG Revolution to introduce a remote diagnostics tool that enables customer care personnel to remotely access the device with the user's
BARCELONA, Spain--Carrier IQ has lost revenues due to the privacy uproar around the company's software that erupted late last year, a company executive confirmed. However, Carrier IQ has not lost any
Rep. Edward Markey (D-Mass.) released a discussion draft of the proposed Mobile Device Privacy Act, which would require wireless operators and their partners to notify subscribers if they employ
Sprint Nextel ( NYSE:S ) is making good on promises to remove Carrier IQ software from devices across its network, teaming with manufacturing partner HTC to develop a firmware update that targets the
T-Mobile USA has installed Carrier IQ's controversial mobile analytics measurement tool across nine different devices in use by about 450,000 subscribers, the carrier revealed in a letter to U.S.
Sprint Nextel ( NYSE:S ) has disabled Carrier IQ's controversial mobile analytics measurement tool across all devices on its network. "We have weighed customer concerns, and we have disabled use of the
Carrier IQ, the firm behind controversial software measuring mobile analytics data, is denying reports that it is the target of a Federal Trade Commission investigation. According to allegations by