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FTC And HTC Agree On Final Settlement Over Logging Software

The final settlement between the Federal Trade Commission and HTC America has been agreed upon this Tuesday which requires the smartphone manufacturer to implement various security measures. This comes after allegations that the company sold smartphones in the market with bugs that posed a risk to the privacy of consumers. The FTC announced the settlement

Verizon Says They Aren’t Using Carrier IQ, But Do They?

Verizon Wireless has taken to Twitter to defend their position that they don’t use CarrierIQ. In the official Verizon Wireless Twitter account managed by Verizon’s Jeffrey Nelson, the company has said that they don’t have CarrierIQ on their phones and then reiterated the same message tweeting to Theverge.com’s Editor In Chief, Joshua Topolsky the message