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Kuwait in Blackberry talks but rules out ban for now

09 August 2010

Mohammad Al-Busairi, Kuwait communications minister has said the country is talking to the device's manufacturer about moral and security concerns, but has no intention of stopping Blackberry services for the time being, Reuters has reported. The minister confirmed a report it had asked Research In Motion to block pornographic sites. "As of right now, we in Kuwait have no intention to stop the Blackberry services ... but at the same time we are following up on direct and indirect negotiations with the company and with fellow Gulf states," the minister told reporters.

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