August 13, 2010

India sets deadline on BlackBerry

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India sets a deadline of 31 August for the maker of BlackBerry phones to provide access to its services or face being shut down, reports the BBC.

quotemarksright.jpg The country fears the device could be used by militants and insurgents in a repeat of the 2008 attack on Mumbai that left 166 people dead.

The row is the latest in a long running dispute between Research in Motion (RIM) and international governments. Click here for links to related article. quotesmarksleft.jpg

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