Following Bahrain and India's threats of legal action against RIM earlier this year, the United Arab Emirates is claiming BlackBerry phones are a threat to national security due to the fact that all of the data is stored overseas, thus making it more difficult for the UAE to spy on its citizens' communication - or monitor worrying mentions of national security. [Yahoo]
BlackBerry Seen As Major Security Threat In United Arab Emirates
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