Most of us have some pressing questions for Carrier IQ concerning the massive potential privacy violations inherent in their reporting software. But most of us don't have the authority of Congress riding behind them. Al Franken (D, Minnesota) does, and what's more he's the chairman of the Senate subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and Law. So when he sends a letter to Carrier IQ outlining 11 different questions that need answering by December 14th, you know the situation just got bumped up a few levels.