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Digital Frontiers: BlackBerry in a Jam

Posted November 3rd, 2010 at 11:50 pm (UTC-4)
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The BlackBerry smart phone’s unique data encryption standards have made it a must-have by business executives, government officials, and others concerned about just who might be monitoring their communications. But those standards are putting BlackBerry’s manufacturer, Research in Motion, into hot water with governments around the world. VOA’s Doug Bernard has this look.

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Repression 2.0

Posted August 11th, 2010 at 1:34 pm (UTC-4)
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A media watchdog group called Reporters Without Borders has accused the United Arab Emirates of arresting people who used the popular BlackBerry device to organize a street protest against petrol price increases. The incident highlighted how governments around the world are increasingly using internet and mobile technology to undermine civil liberties. Internet freedom activists say […]

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The Internet, mobile phones, tablet computers and other digital devices are transforming our lives in fundamental and often unpredictable ways. “Digital Frontiers” investigates how real world concepts like privacy, identity, security and freedom are evolving in the virtual world.

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