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While looking around trying to resolve some other issues I saw in logcat that flurryagent was trying to send info out over the internet. It seems that flurryagent is used by developers to collect supposedly anonymous information about app usage/problems. Needless to say, this really ticked me off. I don't mind if a developer asks permission to collect data but this is being done surreptitiously (unless it's in the fine print somewhere in which case shame on me for not reading every bit). Even if it is in the fine print, the developer should provide an option to opt out.I've been searching around but so far no luck finding a way to block this. Anyone have any ideas?
 

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yeah, what you said... pm what you find to mp4doggie - this could be a big deal.
 

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No not broken... just more interesting, keep up the good work...we learn something new everyday because of youWhere did you get the GE package from, as someone before you could have done something to it?
 

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[quote name='docbrindle;30098]No not broken... just more interesting' date=' keep up the good work...we learn something new everyday because of youWhere did you get the GE package from, as someone before you could have done something to it?[/QUOTE'] It was from a CyanogenMod package of GoogleApps, for 2.1. I tried a bunch and it was the only one that worked.Here's a thread about blocking via hosts.Flurry agent, sending out data!!! - xda-developersHow did you find it in the log, so we can see if we're all affected or if it is only certain apps? I don't recall seeing it in logcat, but I'm sure I could miss it if I'm not looking....
 

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Actually, after doing some research, my guess would be it is NOT Google Experience, as Google has their own tool (Google Analytics) to do the same thing. I found lots of message boards with annoyed devlopers posting "I can't get [email protected]#!# Google Analytics to work, I'm just gonna use Flurry"Good stuff
 

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clockworx;30106]It was from a CyanogenMod package of GoogleApps said:
Flurry agent, sending out data!!! - xda-developers[/url]How did you find it in the log, so we can see if we're all affected or if it is only certain apps? I don't recall seeing it in logcat, but I'm sure I could miss it if I'm not looking....
Thanks for the link clockworx. I use a program called Quick System Info Pro. One of the functions is to view logs. From there I just started reading logcat and came across the entry where flurry agent was trying to send out data. Did some research and found out how it's used. Unfortunately, I powered down the PD for awhile while I was out and turning it back on reset logcat.
 

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clockworx;30106]It was from a CyanogenMod package of GoogleApps said:
Flurry agent, sending out data!!! - xda-developers[/url]How did you find it in the log, so we can see if we're all affected or if it is only certain apps? I don't recall seeing it in logcat, but I'm sure I could miss it if I'm not looking....
Thanks for the link clockworx. I use a program called Quick System Info Pro. One of the functions is to view logs. From there I just started reading logcat and came across the entry where flurry agent was trying to send out data. Did some research and found out how it's used. Unfortunately, I powered down the PD for awhile while I was out and turning it back on reset logcat so I can't give you the exact text.
 
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