Android Phones May Be Harvesting Data

A developer discovered a hard-to-detect bit of software on Android phones that tracks your location, phone calls, and text messages, and report them back to its maker. What do you think?

“What a relief! Now I can stop writing down detailed accounts of my day to send to my phone company.”

Lawrence Kinney • Systems Analyst


“Oh, great. When the network gains consciousness, it’s going to have atrocious grammar.”

Sandy Nielsen • Hide Puller

“I see nothing that could go wrong and lead to a dystopian society here! Doo doo doo. Off to work!”

Arthur Johnson • Sand Tester