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Sprint faces backlash for adding MDM to devices without permission

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Nov 5, 2015.

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    Mobile Device Management (MDM) functionality is essential for business, but if left unchecked on consumer devices it can pose a risk.

    On Wednesday, a Sprint customer discovered an in-store technician adding MDM software to their personal iPhone 6 without prior notice or permission, sparking a heated conversation about privacy and protection.

    [​IMG] Johnny Kim

    The customer, Johnny Kim, took to Twitter [archive] with his complaint. In an image posted by Kim, the iPhone clearly shows the installation path of the MDM software via a domain that is owned and operated by Sprint.

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