India wants info on all Blackberry users Worldwide

1 post / 0 new
Snuckles
India wants info on all Blackberry users Worldwide

Quote:
There are about 79 million BlackBerry subscribers worldwide—and India’s government wants to hand its spy agency data on every one of them.

In late 2012, back when it was still officially known as Research in Motion, the company behind BlackBerry handsets worked with the Indian government to enable surveillance of Blackberry Messenger and Blackberry Internet Service emails. But now India’s authorities are complaining that they can only spy on communications sent between the estimated 1 million BlackBerry users in India—and they want a list of all BlackBerry handsets across the globe.

Read it [url=http://www.slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2013/02/22/india_wants_data_on_e....