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Indian Govt. vs Blackberry: Yet Another Example of Idiocy From Our "Leaders"

· by Shantanu Goel · Read in about 1 min · (155 Words)
BGR BlackBerry boy genious reports Government Idiocy India Research In Motion RIM shutdown Blackberry

Just read on BGR, that RIM will have to close down its BlackBerry service in India if they don’t allow our government to snoop on every little piece of data that goes through it. WTF? On an even more serious note, if they do comply, then will the same demand be made to all the ISPs? I just shudder at the mere thought of this…Quotin BGR below

> > It looks as if the Indian government is not content with its inability to decrypt their citizens BlackBerry e-mails, and is threatening a shutdown of Research In Motion's devices in the country as punishment. _Business Standard_ reports that the Indian government desires access to RIM's proprietary e-mail network, in order to monitor e-mails being sent and received through the country. It is reported that a meeting will take place on March 14th, involving RIM representatives, members of wireless companies within the country, and representatives of the Indian government. > >

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