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Aug 30, 2010

India meet begins for decision on BlackBerry ban

NEW DELHI, Aug 30 (Reuters) – Indian officials began a
meeting on Monday to decide whether to ban some of Research In
Motion’s (RIM.TO: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) BlackBerry services, a day before the
deadline runs out for the firm to give security agencies access
to its secure data.

Government sources have said the Aug. 31 deadline could be
extended if Research In Motion (RIMM.O: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) says it has a solution
to allow monitoring of emails and asks for more time to avoid
disruption of its services in the world’s fastest-growing
mobile phone market.

Aug 30, 2010

Govt officials meet for decision on BlackBerry ban

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Officials meet on Monday to decide whether to ban some of Research In Motion’s BlackBerry services, a day before the deadline runs out for the firm to give security agencies access to its secure data.

Government sources have said the Aug. 31 deadline could be extended if Research In Motion says it has a solution to allowing monitoring of emails and asks for more time to avoid disruption of its services in the world’s fastest-growing mobile phone market.

Aug 30, 2010

India meets for decision on BlackBerry ban

NEW DELHI, Aug 30 (Reuters) – Indian officials meet on
Monday to decide whether to ban some of Research In Motion’s
(RIM.TO: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) BlackBerry services, a day before the deadline runs
out for the firm to give security agencies access to its secure
data.

Government sources have said the Aug. 31 deadline could be
extended if Research In Motion (RIMM.O: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) says it has a solution
to allowing monitoring of emails and asks for more time to
avoid disruption of its services in the world’s fastest-growing
mobile phone market.

Aug 27, 2010

India may extend deadline on BlackBerry security row

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India may extend an Aug. 31 deadline in its standoff with Research In Motion over access to Blackberry data, if the Canadian firm says it has a solution and asks for time, a government source said on Friday.

India says it wants the means to track and read Blackberry’s secure email and instant messaging services that officials fear could be misused by militants and anyone trying to create political instability.

Aug 27, 2010

BlackBerry solution needs to pass through trials

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Any solution provided by Research in Motion (RIM.TO: Quote, Profile, Research) (RIMM.O: Quote, Profile, Research), makers of BlackBerry smartphones, must pass through field trials to satisfy India’s security concerns, a senior government source said on Friday.

RIM on Thursday offered to lead an industry forum to look at India’s need to have “lawful access” to its encrypted mail and messenger in an effort to stave off the blocking of the popular service in the world’s fastest growing telecoms market.

Aug 27, 2010

BlackBerry solution needs to pass through trials – source

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Any solution provided by Research in Motion, makers of BlackBerry smartphones, must pass through field trials to satisfy India’s security concerns, a senior government source said on Friday.

RIM on Thursday offered to lead an industry forum to look at India’s need to have “lawful access” to its encrypted mail and messenger in an effort to stave off the blocking of the popular service in the world’s fastest growing telecoms market.

Aug 27, 2010

India BlackBerry solution needs to pass through trials

NEW DELHI, Aug 27 (Reuters) – Any solution provided by
Research in Motion (RIM.TO: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) (RIMM.O: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz), makers of BlackBerry
smartphones, must pass through field trials to satisfy India’s
security concerns, a senior government source said on Friday.

RIM on Thursday offered to lead an industry forum to look
at India’s need to have “lawful access” to its encrypted mail
and messenger in an effort to stave off the blocking of the
popular service in the world’s fastest growing telecoms market.

Aug 27, 2010

RIM offers to work with India on BlackBerry access

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Research in Motion offered on Thursday to lead an industry forum to look at India’s need to have “lawful access” to BlackBerry’s encrypted mail and messenger in the latest effort to stave off the blocking of the popular service in the world’s fastest growing telecoms market.

Executives of the Canadian firm have been meeting government officials in last-ditch negotiations aimed at finding a solution to India’s desire to access the encrypted data that security agencies fear could be misused to launch attacks or create political instability.

Aug 26, 2010

RIM suggests forum on BlackBerry solution in India

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Research in Motion (RIM.TO: Quote, Profile, Research) offered on Thursday to lead an industry forum to look at India’s need to have “lawful access” to BlackBerry’s encrypted mail and messenger in the latest effort to stave off the blocking of the popular service in the world’s fastest growing telecoms market.

Executives of the Canadian firm have been meeting government officials in last-ditch negotiations aimed at finding a solution to India’s desire to access the encrypted data that security agencies fear could be misused to launch attacks or create political instability.

Aug 26, 2010

India holds crucial meeting on BlackBerry security

NEW DELHI, Aug 26 (Reuters) – The fate of BlackBerry’s
encrypted email and messaging services in India will be decided
in last-ditch talks starting on Thursday between the smart
phone’s maker and security agencies ahead of an Aug. 31
deadline.

Time is running out for BlackBerry’s maker, Canada’s
Research in Motion (RIM.TO: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) (RIMM.O: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz), to give the Indian
government the means to track and read its secure email and
instant messaging services that officials fear has the
potential to be misused by militants and to create political
instability.