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New Deadline for RIM To Provide Gov't Access

ONLINE PRIVACY—INDIA

October 22, 2010

The government of India has extended the deadline for BlackBerry maker Research in Motion (RIM) to begin providing Indian security agencies with access to its messenger and enterprise services, reports India Journal. The Indian Home Ministry granted the deadline extension this week after meeting with company officials and the Indian Ministry of Telecommunication, the report states. "We are satisfied with the solution provided for the lawful interception of BlackBerry Messenger Service," an official said. "We want to test it for some more time while discussions...are still on, hence RIM has been given a fresh deadline."
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