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BLACKBERRY SAYS WILL CONTINUE OPERATIONS IN PAKISTAN

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BlackBerry Ltd said it has decided to continue its operations in Pakistan as the government dropped a request for access to users’ data. The company, which has faced similar problems in the past in India, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Indonesia, had said last month it would delay shutting down its operations in […]

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Digital rights

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The announcement by Blackberry that they would rather leave Pakistan than provide “backdoor” access to the government to its communications has illustrated the kind of attention that is required on the subject of digital rights in Pakistan. In the name of fighting terrorism, vast powers to tap the private communications of citizens have been handed […]

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BlackBerry announces Pakistan exit by Dec 30

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ISLAMABAD – BlackBerry has announced exiting from Pakistan by the end of this year. “After December 30, BlackBerry will no longer operate in Pakistan, said Company’s Chief Operating Officer (COO) Marty Beard, on company’s blog. The Canadian telecom services provider said that the decision was made as it did not wanted to compromise on privacy […]

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Blackberry services can be continued on providing access: PTA

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ISLAMABAD – PTA on Sunday said that all the Black Berry services, including Enterprise Services (BES) would continue in Pakistan, if the cellular companies provide law enforcing agencies access to its BES services. It is a wrong perception that PTA is going to ban Blackberry services in the country, instead we have been asking the […]

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