President receives special version of BlackBerry 8830 World Edition?

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President receives special version of BlackBerry 8830 World Edition?
BlackBerry Cool is reporting that the President Barack Obama has received a new cellphone for use around the White House and while traveling. Obama's new device is a specially configured BlackBerry 8830 World Edition loaded with a special software program called SecureVoice. This security program was written by a company called Genesis Key and is designed to provide access to NSA Top Secret information that is in turn the highest grade of security classification. SecureVoice is apparently designed to run alongside the BlackBerry OS and ironically is supported by any 8830 or Curve 83xx so that others using SecureVoice can communicate with each other. Consumers, though, cannot purchase the precious software.

The President is known to be a true BlackBerry addict and after winning the election, he was told he would have to give up his 'Berry in order to keep conversations secure. Instead, a collaboration between RIM, the NSA, the White House Communications Agency and Genesis Key was able to devise a solution to keep a RIM manufactured device in Obama's hands.

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40 Comments

1. E.N.

Posts: 2610; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

Wow the president gets basically anything he wants. This is just a guess but I think that RIM worked with NSA so Obama could keep his Blackberry for advertising purposes. I mean of course you want the most known person and business man in the U.S. to be using your product. I just hope he doesn't lose it.

2. att_agent

Posts: 96; Member since: Feb 26, 2009

oh wow just want to vent here.....anyone notice during the election he rolled up his sleeves all the time to "show" he is goin to be "hands on" , it was a nice image well, it won him the election that and his smile......... now theres no more rolled sleeves, oh ya and the bank crisis not getting better evan with bailouts the banks still desided to give themselves huge bonuses . and people are worried about his phone? theres a drop off here , a dropoff. please leav a comment , post your opinion its your right ....unless you didnt vote then you give up that right. thats great he wants to keep what he is comfortable . like just sitting in on bills and not voting in on any of them....

3. Vitamins4022 unregistered

for real? Hes be president for 4 months. Be a little patient! It took bush a couple years to screw it up, give obama a couple years to fix it.

16. Fanboys Suck

Posts: 609; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

Boy I'd like to trash Obama right now too, but let's be honest, this is a phone forum... Yeah, take a jab here and there (I have), but writing an essay on how much you dislike and hate Obama?... Not to classy on a phone forum dude.

31. E.N.

Posts: 2610; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

Do you even know how long it took us to get out of the last depression? President Roosevelt proposed and created so many new laws but it only affected the economy just a little bit. And I think it's good that Obama is getting aquainted with world powers because if he needs their cooperation in some global problem/plan in the near future, negotiations won't be as difficult as difficult because he had already taken the time to familiar himself with those people. It's always about communication and relationships. That's one of the reasons why Ronald Raegan (I don't think that's spelled right) was such a good president.

4. att_agent

Posts: 96; Member since: Feb 26, 2009

he said spread the wealth he want to tke a peice of every one pay check and do whatg he want with it thats equally poor / im so against corporated greed but i dont think that large corp. should get highr tax rate if they do that they will have to cut people there are alot of companies that arnt involved in corp greed / they will have to lay people off because they cant afford to pay them because of highr tax or no tax breaks thus highering the unemployment rate

5. att_agent

Posts: 96; Member since: Feb 26, 2009

his ideas sounded great on paper......he just doesnt have the experiance and to jump straght into a crisis ,a crisis so huge in itself, and to have the little ui mean little experiance he has was stupid the people loved him hjis smile his rolled up sleeves he was a celebrity he looked great on paper but much like his policies (not all of them he has some good points i like) only good on paper

11. drewsky

Posts: 147; Member since: Jan 04, 2009

dude, nobody really has the experience to handle the situation this country is in. Nobody knows exactly how to change the economy and knows exactly the outcome. Its always going to be "lets try this, we think this will work". I understand someone older and someone that has governed a state, maybe more "qualified", but that still doesn't mean they know what the heck their doing.

12. Osukaru

Posts: 68; Member since: Jul 02, 2008

I Know How To Fix The Problem...... Give Every American $150,000 1. People Would Buy Cars 2. People Would Pay Off/Catch Up On Home Morgtage 3. People Would Pay Off Credit Cards 4. People Would Spend In General! Problem Solved, No Need For Bailouts for greedy companys this makes it so that they only get what they deserve unlike it is now they get the money the consumer gets nothing out of it for the most part, still gotta pay their bills Etc....

13. drewsky

Posts: 147; Member since: Jan 04, 2009

LOL I wish it was that easy.

17. Fanboys Suck

Posts: 609; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

@drewsky: Romney FTW!! (hopefully in the future)

19. artz1986

Posts: 453; Member since: Mar 11, 2009

lets see, $150,000x 200,000,000 [thats about how many legit ppl are in this country]= $300,000,000,000,000..that's $300trillion...lets destroy the country and half of the world...

20. artz1986

Posts: 453; Member since: Mar 11, 2009

oopss.. its $30trillion... so never mind destroying half of the world, we'd just destroy our country.. same thing..

24. Osukaru

Posts: 68; Member since: Jul 02, 2008

Sorry To Dissapoint you But We aint the World, not at the rate we are going, within a decade we are probably gonna be a Third world nation, Ill Jump back accross the border back to mexico then....... Thats where i come from lol.... im here legally before anyone starts making random comments regarding this

27. Astromanaught

Posts: 46; Member since: Mar 11, 2009

Theres this thing, you may of heard of.. its called inflation? So what happens when everyone has all this "money" this means that this "money" isnt worth anything. The value of the dollar is in its scarcity. On to my real point. This is a phone Forum. not a Political forum. Based on some of the very uneducated responces, thank God its not

28. tanders04

Posts: 71; Member since: Feb 12, 2009

That was stupid when it first showed up on the internet and the math was wrong. The fact that people still use it to illustrate some kind of point is pretty hilarious.

29. Kiltlifter

Posts: 742; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

this is the most idiotic comment i have ever seen. You give everyone 150k and everything will increase in price, so cars will worth 100k plus for like a chevy aveo.. You are a moron... stop posting

30. drewsky

Posts: 147; Member since: Jan 04, 2009

YEA, but most people have no clue who that is.

32. yourmom07

Posts: 66; Member since: Apr 07, 2009

right before that last sentence i was going to make one. haha

35. att_agent

Posts: 96; Member since: Feb 26, 2009

your a liar haha!

36. heavybreathing

Posts: 276; Member since: Feb 26, 2009

You're the biggest idiot in the world. You think the dollar is worth nothing now? Imagine throwing 300 TRILLION DOLLARS in free money out in the economy at once. Inflation times 10,000,000. Thats how you throw the entire planet into a depression that we could not get out of.

6. ATTXBM

Posts: 10; Member since: Apr 01, 2009

i would have to agree with both of u, att_agents idea, but vitamins right its only been 4 months.

7. att_agent

Posts: 96; Member since: Feb 26, 2009

ya sure it has only been 4 months sure it will take some time but he is in a trial and error mode not somthing i would agree with

8. ATTXBM

Posts: 10; Member since: Apr 01, 2009

yeah, and i figured he would be trying a lil more by now,

9. att_agent

Posts: 96; Member since: Feb 26, 2009

he is coming to st louis soon i hear theyr holding theyre meating at popeyes chicken.....

14. krosref

Posts: 2; Member since: Apr 24, 2009

are being racist?

15. phoneguy

Posts: 213; Member since: Jan 08, 2009

att_agent you are lewd and unacceptable. You are ignorant and uninformed.

33. E.N.

Posts: 2610; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

That was very unneccessary

37. vzw fanman

Posts: 1977; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

that was funny.

38. E.N.

Posts: 2610; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

You just like to annoy people vzw fanman. You see people angry and unhappy and you just had to add that you thought it was funny. That's something you could have kept to yourself.

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