They really are the benchmark for the region.
As Muscat Confidential says: "Best Avoided."
You can read all about it here:
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – The United Arab Emirates says it plans to block some messaging and web services on BlackBerry smart phones beginning in October.The country's telecommunications regulator said in a statement carried on state news agency WAM it is suspending services of messenger, e-mail and web browsing services.The regulator says it made the decision after failing to bring the gadget's services in line with local laws.UAE authorities said last week BlackBerry services could pose a threat to national security.A spokeswoman for BlackBerry maker Research in Motion said the company had no immediate comment.
I have no words to describe stuff like this!
Paranoia doused with a heavy sprinkle of more paranoia.
Recently trying to place spyware on everyone's Blackberry, masked as an "update" from Etisalat.
Lies....pure and utter lies.
"The Business Centre of the Middle East" - don't make me laugh!
The sooner it all comes crashing down around them, the better.