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Blackberry ISI (Pakistan Intelligence Agency) Pakistan

Blackberry secure messaging closure

25 Jul, 2015

The Pakistani government plans to shut down BlackBerry secure messaging services from December 1, for security reasons. BlackBerry encrypts data such as emails and its BlackBerry Messenger messages sent between a user’s phone and public networks, ensuring greater privacy for users but making life harder for police and intelligence agencies. According to a report. Pakistan’s intelligence agency, the II, wants to have easier access to electronic communications.