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Aug 17, 2010

India to reprieve some BlackBerry services -source

NEW DELHI, Aug 17 (Reuters) – India will allow BlackBerry’s
messenger service to continue beyond an Aug. 31 deadline, but
could shut down its secure email service if access is not given
to its encrypted data by then, a senior government source said.

A technical team from Research In Motion (RIM.TO: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) (RIMM.O: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz)
began discussions with India’s telecommunications ministry and
intelligence agencies on Tuesday, the source said, seeking to
address security worries over some of BlackBerry’s services.

Aug 17, 2010

RIM to give India partial BlackBerry access -source

NEW DELHI, Aug 16 (Reuters) – Research In Motion (RIM.TO: Quote, Profile, Research)
(RIMM.O: Quote, Profile, Research) has assured India of limited access to BlackBerry
instant messages by Sept. 1, and promised talks this week on
monitoring its more secure corporate email, a government source
said on Monday.

RIM faces an Aug. 31 deadline to give authorities the means
to track and read BlackBerry Enterprise email and its separate
BlackBerry Messenger service.

Aug 16, 2010

BlackBerry to give India partial access – govt source

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Research In Motion (RIM)(RIM.TO: Quote, Profile, Research) (RIMM.O: Quote, Profile, Research) has assured Indian authorities of limited access to its Messenger services by Sept. 1 and will hold talks this week on giving access to enterprise mail, a government source said on Monday.

RIM faces an Aug. 31 deadline to give Indian authorities the means to read e-mail and instant messages sent over the BlackBerry.

Aug 16, 2010

BlackBerry to give India partial access – government source

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Research In Motion (RIM) (RIM.TO: Quote, Profile, Research) (RIMM.O: Quote, Profile, Research) has assured Indian authorities of limited access to its Messenger services by September 1 and will hold talks this week on giving access to enterprise mail, a government source said on Monday.

RIM faces an August 31 deadline to give Indian authorities the means to read e-mail and instant messages sent over the BlackBerry.

Aug 16, 2010

BlackBerry to give India partial access: source

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Research In Motion (RIM) has assured Indian authorities of limited access to its Messenger services by September 1 and will hold talks this week on giving access to enterprise mail, a government source said on Monday.

RIM faces an August 31 deadline to give Indian authorities the means to read e-mail and instant messages sent over the BlackBerry.

Aug 14, 2010

BlackBerry assures India on access to services

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Research In Motion has promised India a technical solution for decoding encrypted BlackBerry data, a senior official said on Friday, a step that could allay Indian security concerns about the smartphone and avert a shutdown.

Indian authorities, who met with RIM officials on Friday, also pledged to go after other companies — including Google and Skype — to protect the country from cyber-spying and attacks planned over the Internet.

Aug 13, 2010

BlackBerry assures India on access to services: source

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – BlackBerry’s Canadian maker will provide India with technical solutions next week to help read its encrypted data that New Delhi sees as a security threat, a senior government source said on Friday.

The assurance raised hopes that India might withdraw its threat to ban messenger and encrypted email.

Aug 13, 2010

RIM assures India on access to BlackBerry services – source

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – BlackBerry’s Canadian maker will provide India with technical solutions next week to help read its encrypted data that New Delhi sees as a security threat, a senior government source said on Friday.

The assurance raised hopes that India might withdraw its threat to ban messenger and encrypted email.

Aug 13, 2010

Google, Skype, RIM must meet security needs

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India will go after any company, including Google, after cracking down on BlackBerry in its quest to keep the world’s fastest growing mobile phone market safe from militants and cyber spying, a government source said on Friday.

India has given Research In Motion(RIM.TO: Quote, Profile, Research)(RIMM.O: Quote, Profile, Research), the maker of the popular BlackBerry smartphone, until Aug. 31 to comply with a request to gain access to encrypted corporate email and messaging services or those services will be shut.

Aug 13, 2010

Google, Skype, RIM must meet security needs – govt

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India will go after any company, including Google, after cracking down on BlackBerry in its quest to keep the world’s fastest growing mobile phone market safe from militants and cyber spying, a government source said on Friday.

India has given Research In Motion(RIM.TO: Quote, Profile, Research), the maker of the popular BlackBerry smartphone, until Aug. 31 to comply with a request to gain access to encrypted corporate email and messaging services or those services will be shut.