India backs off on Blackberry ban threat (AP)

A Blackberry Torch is on display on the first day the smartphone hit the shelves at an AT&T store in Washington in August 2010. India has said BlackBerry messenger services should be able to continue in the country after receiving pledges from the Canadian firm that law enforcers will able to monitor the encrypted data.(AFP/Getty Images/File/Alex Wong)AP – India has followed the United Arab Emirates in backing off from a threat to ban popular services on Blackberry devices, amid growing global concern over access to encrypted information.

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