Monday, August 02, 2010

Saudi Arabia - It is alleged that the Regulator will ban the use of Blackberry services this month for reasons of national security

[ndtv] A telecommunications official has said that Saudi Arabia will block BlackBerry messaging later this month.

The official did not explain why the decision had been made, but the announcement came hours after neighbouring United Arab Emirates said that it would block BlackBerry e-mail, messaging and Web access staring in October, citing security concerns because the devices operate beyond the government's ability to monitor their use.

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Saudi Arabia, UAE to block BlackBerry services

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