Mobile-phone surveillance software maker tries to silence whistleblower

November 23, 2011

UPDATE Nov 23, 2011, EFF — Carrier IQ Drops Empty Legal Threat, Apologizes to Security Researcher

CarrierIQ is seeking to block information on its surveillance software, secretly installed on millions of of Android, BlackBerry and Nokia phones, but Android developer Trevor Eckhart refuses to remove the company’s training manuals from his website, Wired Threat Level reports.