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julias Posts: > 500

There were calls today to shut down the BlackBerry Messenger service which is thought to have played a key role in helping mobilise looters involved in the riots across London.Mike Butcher, a technology journalist and digital adviser to Boris Johnson, said it was 'unbelievable' that the BBM service had not been disabled.


Technology adviser to Boris Johnson likens BBM service to 'text-messaging with steroids'.
BBM messages reveal chilling looter plans to arm themselves and cause havoc.



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Posted: 2011-08-09 16:12:12
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Bonovox Posts: > 500

Well,maybe it should no longer be encrypted
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Posted: 2011-08-09 22:11:26
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julias Posts: > 500

RIM Offers Assistance to London Police After Rioters Rally Using Blackberry and RIMís website gets hacked over London riots.


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Posted: 2011-08-10 15:19:54
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goldenface Posts: > 500

Block all their phones. BB should not be bullied by these cowards, threatening their staff.

Get their IMEIs and block them all.
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Posted: 2011-08-10 16:13:03
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julias Posts: > 500

Teenager charged with BlackBerry incitement

A teenager from Essex has been charged with using the instant messaging service BlackBerry Messenger to encourage others to take part in riots.
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Posted: 2011-08-12 18:35:08
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