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Old 05-19-2009, 06:46 PM   #11 (permalink)
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cmon do you really think that RIM would have devices where the PIN's could get 'cloned' 'soo easily' as per the previous posts, and still pass all the government (FBI / whitehouse) security audits.

No way - BUT WHAT DOES HAPPEN IS that if a device is activated on the BIS service and then re-sold without being de-activated that when you as the unsupecting new user take the device to activate it and the server goes 'oops - sorry that device has been activated previously'...which leaves you with an issue, and possibly gives rise to suggestions of cloning..

given that RIM use the same back-end for BIS in most markets with just a different skin to support carrier x then that's quite likely.
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