Irregular Expressions

Jul 26 2010   11:44AM GMT

UAE and the black berry security threat



Posted by: Dan O'Connor
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Black Berry UAE

I can see how some countries and organizations could have a problem with a way the data on your black berry is stored.  It’s much like cloud computing, and everyone has their own opinion on if they like the idea of their data being in another datacenter.  It’s another step further to have that data in another country, both are not something that I would do, but everyone has their own line on what is acceptable.

On the other hand you never really know who’s intentions are the best, is it the person outside the country that wants to read your mail or the one inside the country.  The last two paragraphs are really interesting, a local telco asked the users to install a “service” upgrade that RIM discovered was spyware…

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=128767715

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