Posts Tagged ‘India’

BlackBerry ‘Wins’ Battle in India

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010

It’s hard to tell if this battle is really over or not …

Ban still looms despite temporary truce after maker RIM grants authorities access to ‘secure’ data passed between devices

The Indian authorities are suggesting that Research In Motion (RIM), maker of the popular BlackBerry device, has granted them access to ‘secure’ data passed between devices – which has staved off the threat of a ban there on features including email and instant messaging.

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India lifts threat of block on BlackBerrys

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

I wonder if we’ll ever know exactly what concessions RIM made in order to keep the Indian government happy?

• Indian government threatens to block Research in Motion’s communication services for BlackBerrys
• Canadian technology firm allows India greater access to communications

The Indian government has lifted a threat to block certain BlackBerry communication services following moves by the technology firm Research in Motion that could allow the country’s security authorities greater access to snoop on messages.

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India sets deadline for BlackBerry compliance

Thursday, August 12th, 2010

Why does the BlackBerry make so many countries so nervous?

Indian government sets 31 August deadline for RIM to give it access to data transmitted by BlackBerry users

Research in Motion has been given less than three weeks to satisfy India’s concerns over its BlackBerry smartphones, or face seeing its email and instant messaging services shut down.

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BlackBerry bites back at governments

Wednesday, August 4th, 2010

There sure are a lot of countries who see technology as a threat these days …

Suggestion that Indian government could be granted access to data to prevent ban ‘unfounded’, says Research in Motion

The company behind BlackBerry smartphones, Research in Motion, has rejected suggestions that it might allow the Indian government special access to its users’ information.

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