RIM Hits India’s Email Demands

A top executive of BlackBerry-maker Research in Motion Ltd. said Indian security agencies are making “rather astonishing” demands for increased powers to monitor email and other data traffic, raising serious privacy issues that threaten to harm the country’s reputation with foreign investors.Robert Crow, vice president of industry and government relations for RIM, said India’s Home Ministry, which oversees domestic security, wants the ability to intercept in real time any communication on any Indian network — including BlackBerry’s highly secure corporate-email service — and get it in readable, plain-text format.To read this Wall Street Journal report in full, see:
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