This is a demonstration of trackability, we need an Internet Bill of Rights and new kind of principles for the Digital Era.
Researcher Trevor Eckhart just discovered a hidden application that records everything millions of people write, view and search for on their cellphones. It sends all of that data to a company no one’s ever heard of. And we have no idea what that company is doing with our information.
Sen. Al Franken demanded answers from the company, Carrier IQ, calling its technology “deeply troubling.” We now need a full investigation.