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Friday December 02, 2011

How Carrier IQ Was Wrongly Accused of Keylogging

Hey, remember that whole Carrier IQ keylogging thing? Looks like they might have been wrongly accused. Whoops.

In just a handful of days, a startup company named Carrier IQ has been subjected to extraordinary public vilification, with reports accusing it of making a "rootkit keylogger" that "creeps out everyone" or is the "rootkit of all evil." The only problem, which is always a risk when a public lynching takes place, is that Carrier IQ appears to be not guilty of the charges lodged against it.