BlackBerry CEO responds to allegations about masterkeybezit Canadian police




The BlackBerry CEO John Chen commented in a blog on the coverage of the Canadian police who would be in possession of a master key BlackBerry. With the key, the police could read all pin-to-pin messaging between devices.

In the blog post pointing the CEO on ‘doing it right’ in difficult situations. During the past week has been a lot of criticism after it became known that the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, or RCMP, the key was in possession and thus could decipher messages from both suspects and ordinary people.

When ‘doing the right Chen makes referrals to companies that do not join to work on lawful access requests. He referred them to earlier statements by themselves. Chen thinks that “we end up in a dark place when companies put their reputations above those of the common good.”

Chen then further discusses the reasons for his post, recently known to be from the possession of the RCMP being security key of the pin-to-pin messaging. He believes that the ethical principles of the company were good because it eventually led to the roll of a large criminal organization.

The BlackBerry Enterprise Service BES never was, according to the CEO in question. BES remains impenetrable, according to him without loopholes. Chen maintains that the BES platform is the safest platform for mobile communications.

Final Chen also refers to the refusal of BlackBerry to access the Pakistani security services to the BES servers. Thus Chen believes that his principles BlackBerry makes very clear, even under pressure.


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