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Blackberry’s India Issues Resolved? Whither Transparency?

Update: The Economic Times quotes Department of Telecom sources, according to whom government organizations have managed to decrypt email messages sent via Blackberry, on Airtel, RCOM, Vodafone and BPL networks.  The tests have been done only for non-enterprise solutions. Nothing official about it, though. Original story: So has the security issue with the Blackberry been resolved? A couple of months ago, there was no formal notification from the government - just a comment on the sidelines of a conference, which was followed up by something of an about-face. And yet, since Research in Motion co-CEO Jim Balsillie's visit to India, a number of initiatives have been announced: -- Airtel announced the launch of the Blackberry Bold in India, priced at Rs. 34,990 -- Reliance Communications launched the first Prepaid service for the Blackberry in India -- RIM may set up…

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