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BlackBerry agrees to address India's security concerns: MHA




BlackBerry agrees to address India's security concerns: MHA
BlackBerry agrees to address India's security concerns: MHA



http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/BlackBerry-agrees-to-address-Indias-security-concerns-MHA/articleshow/6232306.cms 

The Times of India
July 29, 2010

NEW DELHI: The government today said the makers of BlackBerry - Research 
in Motion (RIM) - has given an assurance to it on soon addressing its 
security concerns and hoped that the Canadian service provider and 
security agencies would be on the "same page".

"BlackBerry has assured the Ministry of Home Affairs that the issue of 
monitoring of the BlackBerry will be sorted out soon...I am sure we will 
soon be on the same page and our concerns will be addressed," Special 
Security (Internal Security) in the MHA Utthan Kumar Bansal told 
reporters on the sidelines of a function here.

Government has already warned the popular smartphone company that if it 
does not allow it to monitor emails and SMSes to address security 
concerns, it will have to close down operations in the country, spelling 
trouble for over a million BlackBerry users in India.

The government has said the RIM will have to address its 
security-related issues by allowing monitoring facility in India.

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