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Barack Obama Loves His BlackBerry Too Much [PIC]

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Barack Obama on his BlackBerry

President Obama has become the nation’s thumb-typer-in-chief. He reached a deal with his security advisors Thursday that will let him keep his BlackBerry, albeit a version equipped with heavy encryption designed to keep bad guys from intercepting his messages and tracking his location. Though security concerns remain, the nation’s 44th president can try to keep it real by using his smartphone to e-mail with people outside the Beltway.

Photo: Barack Obama thumb-types on his BlackBerry on his campaign plane in July. Credit: Charles Ommanney / Getty Images

Source: La Times

The Obama Phone [PIC]

The Obama Phone
The Obama Phone [PIC]

As you may guess, this phone is produced by a “Chinese Company” called Mi-Phone. Their marketing strategy is focused on African Phone Market.

Obama’s new BlackBerry: The NSA’s secure PDA?

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Bill Clinton sent only two e-mail messages as president and has yet to pick up the habit. George W. Bush ceased using e-mail in January 2001 but has said he’s looking forward to e-mailing “my buddies” after leaving Washington, D.C.

Barack Obama, though, is a serious e-mail addict. “I’m still clinging to my BlackBerry,” he said in a recent interview with CNBC. “They’re going to pry it out of my hands.”

One reason to curb presidential BlackBerrying is the possibility of eavesdropping by hackers and other digital snoops. While Research In Motion offers encryption, the U.S. government has stricter requirements for communications security. Read The Rest

Psychotically corrupt Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich deleted his Facebook account just after the FBI arrested him for trying to sell Obama’s vacant Senate seat.

BARACK OBAMA and Rod Blagojevich
Psychotically corrupt Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich deleted his Facebook account just after the FBI arrested him for trying to sell Obama’s vacant Senate seat. Here’s what he was trying to get rid of.

Following the lead of President Change, Blagojevich adopted Facebook in the hopes of currying favor with a new generation of voters. A tipster captured a few screenshots of notes Blago had posted in recent weeks shortly before he turned his oversharing engine off. What do we learn from them?

We should have seen his bribery coming. Rest and Source