BlackBerry Smart Phones and the Clash of Cultures

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Facebook was banned in Pakistan; Google moved from China to Hong Kong. Now BlackBerry smart phones may be kicked out of the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia. Manufacturer Research in Motion encrypts BlackBerry e-mails from its base of operations in Canada, but the UAE wants software modifications to help it intercept communication. Joseph Menn is technology correspondent for the Financial Times.

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Guest:
Joseph Menn - Reuters - @josephmenn

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Katie Cooper, Karen Radziner