Post Tagged with: "RIM"

RIM’s Woes Partly Based on Canadian Telecom Policy

Appeared in the Toronto Star on August 21, 2011 as RIM’s Woes Partly Based on Canadian Telecom Policy The past year has not been kind to Research in Motion Ltd., Canada’s leading technology company. The Waterloo-based maker of the BlackBerry smartphone has seen its share price nosedive in the wake […]

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August 23, 2011 Comments are Disabled Columns Archive

RCMP Seeks Backdoor Wiretap Access to Blackberry Messaging

CBC reports this evening that the RCMP is seeking backdoor wiretap access to Blackberry devices.  The law enforcement agency is concerned that email messaging with the Blackberry is secure and encrypted which raises fears that it is widely used by criminal elements.  Liberal MP Marlene Jennings touts her lawful access […]

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March 24, 2009 12 comments News

RIM’s Recordings

Several RIM employees (and former employees) have written about reports that the company records all employee conversations in an effort to protect its intellectual property.  The employees claim that the surveillance is not widely known within the company. Update: Several have noted that RIM has denied this story.  Details here.

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March 9, 2009 2 comments News

Ontario Court Sides With RIM Over Atari in Copyright Dispute

An Ontario court has issued an interesting decision in a copyright battle between Research in Motion and Atari (the National Post incorrectly suggested it is a patent case over the weekend, but it is actually copyright).  The case involves claims by Atari that two games available on the Blackberry (BrickBreaker and Meteor Crusher) infringe Atari's copyright in Breakout and Asteroids.  RIM launched an action in Ontario seeking a declaration that it is not infringing Atari's copyright.

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August 27, 2007 Comments are Disabled News

Uncompetitive Canadian Pricing Threatens Mobile Internet

Appeared in the Toronto Star on July 23, 2007 as Time to Revamp Mobile Internet Pricing The promise of an always-on mobile Internet – delivered through cellphones and wireless devices – has long been touted as the next stage in the evolution of electronic communication and commerce. That next stage […]

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July 23, 2007 9 comments Columns Archive