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The discussions between Research In Motion, maker
of the BlackBerry, and governments such as the United Arab Emirates, Saudi
Arabia, and India continue to hit the headlines. In each case, disagreements center
on providing customer communications to security and law enforcement services.
The rumblings from these nations over monitoring powers aren't just limited to
RIM: India has announced its intention to put the same
pressure on Google (for Gmail), and Skype (for its IM and telephony services).