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 December 21, 2010  Posted by  Business, Featured News, Non-U.S., Surveillance

Research in Motion has bowed to the Indian government at last. It told the home ministry that it will comply with the 31 January deadline to provide a “final solution” – you what!? – for lawful access to its data services.

This will be done by giving ministers access to the records over a cloud based system which will not involve an “overseas data path.”


Thanks to the reader who sent in this link.

Update of Dec. 30: Research in Motion has denied that it will be allowing the Indian govt. access to all emails. They will be responding to specific “lawful” requests. See this report in today’s Guardian.

  One Response to “RIM buckles on India’s Blackberry encryption pressure”

  1. Certainly all sounds very mysterious (dubious).

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