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Kuwait to ban BlackBerry 25, May 2010

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Kuwaiti dictators authorities are to ban BlackBerry Messenger service in the country. They are perturbed as it can be used “to spread rumour and call for strikes”. How scandalous. On hearing this did anyone else automatically think of Canute trying to hold back the waves?



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