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RIM looks into Saudi report on BlackBerry service

06 March 2010

Canadian wireless device manufacturer Research in Motion (RIM) has said it is investigating reports in the Saudi press that regulators have asked the company for access to its unique messaging service for its BlackBerry devices, Arab News has reported. Local media print and television reports last week said the Communication and Information Technology Commission (CITC) has asked RIM to allow the telecommunications regulator access to monitor messages sent by BlackBerry Messenger, or BBM. "RIM operates in more than 170 countries around the world and respects the regulatory requirements of governments," the company said in a statement.

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