India sets Aug. 31 deadline for BlackBerry info

In this photo taken Thursday, Aug. 5, 2010, a BlackBerry user displays a text message sent by his service provider notifying him of the suspension of services, at a mobile shop in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Officials from several nations, including the United Arab Emirates, India, Saudi Arabia and Indonesia, have announced or are contemplating bans on BlackBerry features. (AP Photo)
August 12, 2010 7:51:46 AM PDT
India's Home Ministry threatened Thursday to block BlackBerry corporate e-mail and messaging services unless the device's manufacturer, Research In Motion Ltd., makes them accessible to its security agencies by Aug. 31.

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