1. Carrier IQ is something that Carriers put on phones as part of their OEM software. This is out of the hands of both Google and the manufacturers.
3. Google’s Nexus devices don’t have Carrier IQ on them no matter what carrier they are on. Pure Android devices and many Android devices don’t have it. The carrier determines what products get the software. Google is powerless to stop carriers from putting them on Android devices.
4. If you have a Carrier locked phone, the best way to get rid of Carrier IQ is to install Cyanogen Mod…or wait a few days until this all blows over and updates are issued.
5. Verizon, the number 1 Android carrier in the US has denied using Carrier IQ. So that leaves out a lot of you.