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Obi-Wan obiwan at jedi.com
Fri Dec 2 15:21:13 UTC 2011

I did't see it at first glance on my Motorola Photon, either.
It's rooted, but I've made no changes with that special access.
I just assumed I wasn't looking hard enough.  Haven't had time
to mess with USB debugging yet.  A brief google search for
Motorola Carrier IQ didn't turn up anything useful.  If you
find something, please post it.

> Read the articles on the XDA Dev site:
> http://www.xda-developers.com/android/the-rootkit-of-all-evil-ciq/
> http://www.xda-developers.com/android/more-on-carrier-iq/
> One of the things to understand is that CIQ is integrated into the 
> *core* of the Android OS.  Any module(s) like the interface shown in the 
> video are not required for CIQ.  IMO - the best way to be certain that 
> it is not there would be to watch the messages over the USB bus using 
> debug as Trevor does in his video.
> George
> On Thu, 1 Dec 2011 19:23:31 -0600, Kevin wrote:
>> It isn't on my unrooted Droid Incredible(v1). He says go to
>> applications and scroll down to Carrier IQ, but I don't have that on
>> my list. It could be that a rootkit is hiding it, but a search 
>> through
>> my entire filesystem for ciq, carrier iq, or carrieriq using a third
>> party tool(Astro File Manager) found no instances of any of the 
>> three.
>> I'm not sure it's on here, and therefore I'm not sure that the OP 
>> from
>> Wired is to be trusted. When you make incredible accusations, you
>> better be able to back them up.
>> On Wed, Nov 30, 2011 at 19:05, DYNATRON tech <dynatron at gmail.com> 
>> wrote:
>>> it wasn't on my droidx (verizon).

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