edit 2014: XPrivacy Pro is still the most mature solution. Another XPosed Framework plug-in is worth observing in development: DonkeyGuard — as it will allow user choice spoofing of requested data. Also consider installing: UnbelovedHosts and many other defim plug-ins, LuckyPatcher (remove adware only), Llama (or Tasker), LightFlow (or Xposed led options). [I do neither encourage- nor condone piracy]. “But my android device… selinux|bootloader”… yeah it’s time to consider buying out of contract, too, for user-liberty (oppo [no cdma]).
edit 2013: better yet: XPrivacy extension of XPosed framework for android
edit: a MUCH better, more elegant solution is the PDroid patch
Ask your ROM builder to bake-in PDroid. There are PDroid aditions and versions for ICS. It will likely be ported to EVERY subsequent versison of android.
MY hardware, MY data: MY terms.
If you had been in contact with LBE developers prior to this release you should have received notification directly from LBE. 😉
English LBE Privacy Guard has received MUCH much more than a face lift.
Download English LBE Security Master [lite]
Version mismatch? English LBE Security Master lite is version 2.0.x whereas Chinese LBE Security Master is version 2.1.x
Hopefully LBE has the wisdom to sell the full version outside the market, also. Secure information shared with google [stored on google] is NOT secure.
There is an rom alternative to LBE Security Master [lite] by WhisperCore:
WhisperCore provides selective persmissions in a way that doesn’t take apps by surprise. Instead of denying access to resources, each permission revoked by a user creates a “private resource” for that application. So if an application requests the phone’s unique identifier, it will still get an identifier, but it will be a privacy-protected identifier generated specifically for that application. A different application with the same revoked permission would get a separate identifier, and an application without the revoked permission would get the real phone identifier.
Unfortunately WhisperSystem’s WhisperCore does not support ALL android phones like LBE.
Another alternative to LBE Security Master LITE is pffmod
Ultimate permissions management, spoof ID / fake data, is possible with cyanogenmod
Apply a little peer pressure to effect a change in favor of the hardware/data owners!