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Old 08-23-2010, 10:55 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi,
I need a phobe to make secure calls where a 3rd party cant listen in, be that the goverment kr anyone else. Is blackberry the phone for that? Or does is it only encrypt messages and emails?
Will i need a blackberry to blackberry conection to keep people from listening in ? Or if i have one blackberry and the other person has a diff pone, can they listen to my conversation?
I need secure phone calls, plz answer, this is a urgent matter, thanx

Also, is the bold the most secure? Or are All bberrys equal?

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This is not an urgent matter, and no, BlackBerry is not right for you. The only transmission that can be encrypted on a BlackBerry is e-mail, and that is only if you and the recipient have trusted digital certificates. SMS and calls CANNOT be encrypted. If you need to have those items encrypted, you need to be with the US Government, and get them to give you a Harris Sectera Edge, and the person you call must also have a STE or similar phone.

The best suggestion I can give you is to get a "burner" phone.
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This is not an urgent matter, and no, BlackBerry is not right for you. The only transmission that can be encrypted on a BlackBerry is e-mail, and that is only if you and the recipient have trusted digital certificates. SMS and calls CANNOT be encrypted. If you need to have those items encrypted, you need to be with the US Government, and get them to give you a Harris Sectera Edge, and the person you call must also have a STE or similar phone.

The best suggestion I can give you is to get a "burner" phone.
thx for your answer but this actually is a urgent matter.
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Tin Foil hat time...

No such animal (secure wireless voice) exists for consumers.
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What, pray tell, do you urgently need this feature for?
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thx for your answer but this actually is a urgent matter.
I hope you don't think we work for RIM or Blackberry, because we do not.

If it is so urgent then I suggest you follow the advice given above and have your sponsor procure at least 2 STE's, one for you and one for the person you are calling.
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This thread is full of great information. I am going to get an STE for myself and the Chinese restaurant down the street. I am so sick and tired of my neighbors intercepting my calls and then intercepting the Chinese food delivery man!
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This thread is full of great information. I am going to get an STE for myself and the Chinese restaurant down the street. I am so sick and tired of my neighbors intercepting my calls and then intercepting the Chinese food delivery man!
Sounds like a great plan!
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I just had lunch special #L39, Sesame Chicken, with white rice and an Egg Roll.
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I knew tin foil and black helicopters would make at least one appearance in this thread.
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But mine arrived in a black Tahoe followed closely in trail by a black Suburban, both with dark tinted windows.
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But mine arrived in a black Tahoe followed closely in trail by a black Suburban, both with dark tinted windows.
Xe delivered your food?
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