RIM Vows To Protect Ex-Envoy's Privacy In Pakistan Probe

Law360, New York (January 4, 2012, 6:50 PM EST) -- Research In Motion Ltd., the maker of BlackBerry smartphones, confirmed Wednesday it would strive to uphold the privacy of a former Pakistani ambassador to the U.S. and a businessman mired in a controversy over a secret memo to the Obama administration.

A judicial commission in Pakistan ordered RIM on Monday to hand over Blackberry communications between ex-ambassador Husain Haqqani and Mansoor Ijaz, a Pakistani-American businessman, according to The News International, a Pakistani newspaper.

Ijaz published a piece in the Financial Times in October that said an...
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