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[ NNSquad ] How Carriers Hamstring Your Smart Phone

How Carriers Hamstring Your Smart Phone

http://j.mp/ppSnL0  (MIT Technology Review)

    "By recruiting almost 400 volunteers to run an app on their phones that
     probes a carrier's networks, the team discovered, for example, that
     one of the four major U.S. carriers is slowing its network performance
     by up to 50 percent. They also found carrier policies that drained
     users' phone batteries at an accelerated rate, and security
     vulnerabilities that could leave devices open to complete takeover by

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Lauren Weinstein (lauren@vortex.com): http://www.vortex.com/lauren
Co-Founder: People For Internet Responsibility: http://www.pfir.org
 - Network Neutrality Squad: http://www.nnsquad.org
 - Global Coalition for Transparent Internet Performance: http://www.gctip.org
 - PRIVACY Forum: http://www.vortex.com
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