He could just do like Bush.
Opps the were deleted.
or maybe get a yahoo account.
A US law could force President-Elect Barack Obama give up his BlackBerry, it has been reported. The Presidential Records Act states that the soon-to-be-President’s correspondence must be available for view by US citizens, although there are restrictions. This would mean that everything included in emails written by Obama would …
"The Presidential Records Act states that the soon-to-be-President’s correspondence must be available for view by US citizens, although there are restrictions. This would mean that everything included in emails written by Obama would then be up for public scrutiny."
Uh ... in my experience, everything on a CrackBerry *IS* available for public scrutiny.
I don't understand the big hooplah.
Three little letters would solve the entire problem: bcc
Just spool a copy to another box, have that routinely harvested to present his correspondence to the public, and everyone's happy.
Maybe *I* should try out for that new tech czar position...
Isn't actually the BlackBerry platform secure because of, erm, all that encrypted stuff between BES and the BlackBerry devices? BES even works for the crappy Exchange thingy Bush put in the White House instead of Notes (which is also BES-supported) so I see no problem with Obama just registering his BB to the White House's BES server. Exchange / Notes can track down all those sent emails from the BB device.
Come on, the only real "security problem" might be that RIM is a Canadian company, but I recall that the BES links are encrypted all the way to the BES server.
Now, if it were an iPhone... that's another story.
Black choppers 'coz Big Brother is watching... Big Brother.
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