RIM, BlackBerry and the government

written by Subhash Rai
6 · 02 · 08

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This report by Lewis Page (Indian gov: Let us into BlackBerry or we’ll shut you down) slips in a contradiction in a rather matter-of-fact. If “Western governments are widely believed to enjoy such access”, then how can the Indian government’s  demand  “…set a precedent”.

The report ends by saying that negotiations are on.


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