British intelligence agency called in to break BlackBerry encryption

Anish Mohammed anish.mohammed at
Thu Sep 1 09:19:28 BST 2011

 i do remember watching the episode of click, the interview went fine till
they question was asked. BTW it would be interesting to see what happens if
someone were to use more layers of encryption, say skype, possibly over tor
overlay ...
where would the key hunt end...

On Thu, Sep 1, 2011 at 9:00 AM, Marcus Williamson <marcus at>wrote:

> 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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