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Customers Howl Over AT&T Data-Use Curbs

Wireless carriers are getting increasingly forceful in their efforts to pitch mobile bandwidth as a scarce, valuable commodity—setting up a battle with consumer groups that support open-Internet rules and longtime customers who treasure their unlimited data plans. Among U.S. carriers, AT&T Inc. is leading the charge. Its latest scuffle came on Friday, a day after […]

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Sprint Disables use of Carrier IQ Software

Since the discovery and public announcement that Carrier IQ Software was secretly installed and gathering data from tens of millions of mobile handset users, Sprint has decided to disable using the software. I applaud Sprint for making the decision to stop using the Carrier IQ software. This does not mean that the software has been

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AT&T, Sprint Sued by Customers Over Carrier IQ Tracking Software

AT&T Inc., Sprint Nextel Corp., Apple Inc. and T-Mobile USA were sued by mobile phone customers who claim that Carrier IQ Inc. tracking software installed on their phones violates U.S. wiretapping and computer fraud laws. The lawsuit cites a YouTube report by a technology blogger that purported to show that Carrier IQ software collects information

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