Saudi, RIM in last-ditch talks; India hardline

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  • Wednesday, 04 Aug 2010

RIYADH/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The makers of the BlackBerry smartphone held last-ditch talks with Saudi Arabia on Wednesday to avert a threatened cut-off of a key service, while India took a tough line with the Canadian company.

The spat, which has highlighted the access some states seem to have in comparison to others, threatens to cut off some 2 million BlackBerry users in the Gulf and India.

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