Schmidt said: “Android is an open platform, so it’s possible for
people to build software that’s actually not very good for you,
and this appears to be one.”
“It’s a key-logger, and it actually does keep your keystrokes, and
we certainly don’t work with them and we certainly don’t support
it,” he told an Internet freedom conference in the Dutch city of
I think “It’s a key-logger” is at best a gross over-simplification of what Carrier IQ is, but that sure is a hell of a thing for the chairman of Google to say about it.