[olug] [OT]: Researcher’s Video Shows Secret Software on Millions of Phones Logging Everything

SndChaser sndchaser at cerebralrift.org
Fri Dec 2 16:33:24 UTC 2011


Don't think that's likely to happen, unless Google decides to pull
the whole development toolkit out of GPL. I think that would cause a LOT
of furor and negative publicity that Google wouldn't want.

Of course,
there are carriers that are already making some very annoying decisions
for us. (The Droid Razr still has a locked boot loader... Motorola
offered the option of locking or unlocking the boot loader -- Verizon
decided to ship with a locked boot loader...)


 On Fri, 2 Dec
2011 10:27:20 -0600, Dan Linder wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 2, 2011 at 08:37,
SndChaser wrote:
>> 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.
> How long until Google/carriers disable
or restrict this method of debugging?
> I'm not an Android
programmer, so maybe this is not currently feasible?
> Dan

need to heed the words of the Dalai Lama,
Or at least, the words of your

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