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Dubai police chief calls BlackBerry a spy tool

(AP) -- Worries about spying by the U.S. and Israel spurred plans to sharply limit BlackBerry services in the United Arab Emirates, Dubai's police chief said in comments that suggest a tough line in talks with the smart ...

dateSep 03, 2010 in Telecom
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Interview: UN telecoms chief urges data sharing

(AP) -- BlackBerry's Canadian manufacturer should give law enforcement agencies around the world access to its customer data, the U.N. technology chief said, adding that governments have legitimate security concerns that ...

dateSep 02, 2010 in Telecom
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Indian officials to meet to decide BlackBerry ban

(AP) -- Indian authorities are scheduled to meet Monday evening to decide whether to ban some BlackBerry services in India, one day ahead of a government-imposed deadline for the device's maker Research In Motion Ltd. to ...

dateAug 30, 2010 in Business
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RIM seeks broad industry-gov't talks on encryption

(AP) -- Research In Motion Ltd., the maker of the BlackBerry, said Thursday it is seeking to involve other technology companies in its talks with the Indian government, which wants access to the e-mails of BlackBerry users.

dateAug 26, 2010 in Business
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Threats of int'l BlackBerry bans echo US debate

(AP) -- Threats by the governments of India, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia to shut down BlackBerry's corporate e-mail services reflect unease about a technology that the U.S. government also took a while to accept.

dateAug 16, 2010 in Telecom
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US wades into BlackBerry disputes overseas

(AP) -- The Obama administration waded into the growing international dispute over the banning of BlackBerry services on Thursday, saying it is seeking to broker compromises between the company that makes the popular devices ...

dateAug 05, 2010 in Telecom
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Indonesia joins countries mulling BlackBerry ban

(AP) -- Indonesia said Wednesday it is considering following the lead of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates in banning BlackBerry services, adding to pressure on device maker Research in Motion Ltd. to give governments ...

dateAug 04, 2010 in Business
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