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Old 21st July, 2009, 01:37 PM
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UAE Blackberry update was spyware

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In the statement, RIM told customers that "Etisalat appears to have distributed a telecommunications surveillance application... independent sources have concluded that it is possible that the installed software could then enable unauthorised access to private or confidential information stored on the user's smartphone".
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Old 21st July, 2009, 05:45 PM
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It is not clear why Etisalat wanted to include the software in the download.
I know! why don't we all post what each of us feels is our best GUESS as to why? ":O}
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My uncle was daft enough to live and work in Saudi about 20 years ago.

The police raided his apartment and found a bottle of booze. He got off lightly, they just deported him, lucky he didn't end up in jail.

I can imagine that they would jail or deport someone just for sending an email they don't like.
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My uncle was daft enough to live and work in Saudi about 20 years ago.

The police raided his apartment and found a bottle of booze. He got off lightly, they just deported him, lucky he didn't end up in jail.

I can imagine that they would jail or deport someone just for sending an email they don't like.
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