Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 1st Jul 2013 22:02 UTC
Google "In June of 2013, I made an interesting discovery about the Android phone (a Motorola Droid X2) which I was using at the time: it was silently sending a considerable amount of sensitive information to Motorola, and to compound the problem, a great deal of it was over an unencrypted HTTP channel."
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RE[2]: Use custom ROMs...
by BushLin on Tue 2nd Jul 2013 23:00 UTC in reply to "RE: Use custom ROMs..."
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I use a custom rom to avoid being tracked by Google, does that make me a terrorist?

... just a bit paranoid?

... or as recent news stories have proved, right on the money?

... OR could you not hear any of that from up there on that horse of yours?

But you're right about a custom ROM having potentially more danger than a commercial one, if that's a point you were trying to make.
The point is not to inherently trust any software unless you've checked what it's up to.

Edited 2013-07-02 23:03 UTC

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