Woo-hoo! Obama will keep his BlackBerry -- thanks to the addition of a superencryption package, Marc Ambinder is reporting
It seems that the National Security Agency -- or perhaps another agency -- added the package to to a standard BlackBerry so that Obama can use it for routine mesages.
In general, government BlackBerries can only handle "secret"-level messages. Howerver, the Sectera Edge from General Dynamics, allows for "top secret" voice conversations.
Ambinder speculates that the NSA has created a special, more secure pathway for the presidential messages.
Instant messaging, though, is right out.