RIM CEO pulls plug on BBC interview when India/Middle East security is raised

When the BBC's technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones spoke to Mike Lazaridis, the co-chief executive of Research In Motion, things got interesting when a question was asked about RIM's problems in India and the Middle East.

When the BBC's technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones spoke to Mike Lazaridis, the co-chief executive of Research In Motion, things got interesting when a question was asked about RIM's problems in India and the Middle East.

 

The interview, which was initially related to RIM's launch of the Blackberry PlayBook, was abruptly called off when Cellan-Jones asked about RIM's problems in India and the Middle East, where governments want greater access to the tight security system used for Blackberry's business users. Lazaridis called the question unfair.

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