India ready to finally pull the plug on RIM’s Blackberry

India and RIM have become best of frien-enemies over the past few months. Last year India called for RIM the maker of the famed Blackberry to ‘open’ there secured servers to the country or face perment banning of their money making Blackberry devices. In response RIM let India and the world know that even they ...

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RIM: India Will Not Have Access to BES

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A story in the Economic Times prompted BlackBerry maker Research In Motion to respond because of “inaccurate and misleading information.” The story said that RIM had offed India a solution to its demands for access to encrypted information sent between BlackBerry smartphones. This solution—a “network data analysis system”—has the ability to decode all data on ...

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RIM Caves to India on BlackBerry Messenger but Ban Still Possible

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BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) has agreed to India’s demands to allow the interception of BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) communications within the country but a ban is still possible. Why? Because even though RIM is working to give India access to BBMs, its BES (BlackBerry Enterprise Server) system does not let RIM access the encrypted ...

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BlackBerry Still Dealing with Ban, T-Mobile Thinks RIM is Done for

The maker of the BlackBerry smartphone—Research In Motion (RIM)—still has not come to a deal with the Government of India  regarding encryption on its devices. India had given RIM an ultimatum, either it allow the government access to encrypted emails and messages sent through BlackBerrys in the country, or it would be kicked out. Now ...

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