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Old 01-20-2009, 04:37 PM   #32 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by pretzelb View Post
But wasn't the BB deemed not secure enough by the Secret Service for Obama to keep his? Nothing is really hack proof.
That was not due to security so much, but moreso the Presidential Papers Act which preserves any document the President writes or communicates during his term in office. The BlackBerry, because of its security, makes it much more difficult to do.

And, they, the SS and the staff, doesn't want the President popping off emails and text to just anyone, "Hey baby, meet you at nine", know what I mean?

Originally Posted by pretzelb View Post
Actually there is another option I hadn't thought of - the reading of what is transmitted via the phone. I have no clue on this but I would imagine there are ways to read what is said or transmitted by a phone unless the phone encrypts everything. Or maybe that is just in spy movies.
It is encrypted. Don't worry, it is.

But, yes there is always the coming chance.
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