British intelligence agency called in to break BlackBerry encryption

Marcus Williamson marcus at
Thu Sep 1 09:00:01 BST 2011

On Wed, 31 Aug 2011 18:25:47 +0100, you wrote:

>Blackberry messages that go via a corporate server are encrypted
>differently (the key is held by the corporate -- to the chagrin of India
>and various Gulf states), but that wasn't the service that the kids on
>the street were using.

It's still not clear whether RIM gives access to the corporate server to security
services of countries such as India and Saudi Arabia. Here's the RIM CEO blowing
up when he was asked straight questions:

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