RIM asks fresh appointment with govt

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New Delhi, Aug13: Research In Motion (RIM), Blackberry maker, asked for a fresh appointment with the government.

Government officials reported that RIM Vice President sought another meeting but government didn't allot particular time yet.

On Thursday, Aug 12 government gave a 19 days deadline to RIM to fix issues over the security concerns. India asked RIM to allow intelligence agencies to access to it's encrypted data.

Later RIM announced that it will allow only 'lawful' access to its data.

"The only time it allows carriers to access the data sent via BlackBerry devices is in the case of national security situations, and even then, only as governed by the country's judicial oversight and rules of law," said RIM in a statement.

"Although RIM cannot disclose confidential regulatory discussions that take place with any government, RIM assures its customers that it genuinely tries to be as cooperative as possible with governments in the spirit of supporting legal and national security requirements, while also preserving the lawful needs of citizens and corporations," RIM added.

ANI

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