As head of the US Senate's privacy panel, Senator Al Franken has spearheaded the investigation into Carrier IQ's potential violations of multiple federal statutes. Now he's requested AT&T, Sprint, HTC and Samsung explain themselves as to what data exactly they've gathered using the program. They have until December 14 to respond. [Electronista]
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