NSA is so fucked up that Secret Service doesn't allow Obama to use iPhone

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  1. chapped

    chapped Well-Known Member

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    Blackberry's last customer.....


    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The troubled mobile phone maker BlackBerry still has at least one very loyal customer: U.S. President Barack Obama.

    At a meeting with youth on Wednesday to promote his landmark healthcare law, Obama said he is not allowed to have Apple's smart phone, the iPhone, for "security reasons," though he still uses Apple's tablet computer, the iPad.

    Apple was one of several tech companies that may have allowed the National Security Agency (NSA) direct access to servers containing customer data, according to revelations by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden. The companies deny the allegation.

    Obama fought to keep his BlackBerry after coming to the White House in 2009, though he said only 10 people have his personal email address. Neither George W. Bush nor Bill Clinton used email during their presidencies.

    BlackBerry, a Canadian company formerly known as Research In Motion Ltd, virtually invented the idea of on-the-go email, but lost its market stranglehold as rivals brought out more consumer-friendly devices, like Apple's iPhone and phones using Google's Android software.



    http://news.yahoo.com/obama-says-39-not-allowed-iphone-39-security-022147707--sector.html
     
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    this isnt new at all..there us actually a very specific type of phone that they give to the president, i think it's made by general dynamics, that is ultra secure..cant remember the name of it, brad meltzer talked about it in his Fifth Assasin book
     
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    MyLazyHand Russia and France Know What to Do

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    It's a flip phone from Cricket Wireless. He's the only one using Cricket so it's secure.
     
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    I'm using a Blackberry Q10 for work now. I really like it and its fast as fuck and a solid phone.
     
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    HP really screwed the pooch when they killed the WebOS based phones. They were base on PalmOS which was the best mobile device OS ever. Too bad.