Obama Fighting the Anti-BlackBerry Forces

By  |  Thursday, January 8, 2009 at 11:59 am

President-elect Obama is still fighting to keep his BlackBerry, the addictive electronic device that has helped him keep in constant contact with friends and advisers from his Senatorial days right through the campaign, the New York Times’ Jeff Zeleny reports. Saying “they’re going to have to pry it out of my hands,” Obama is arguing that it would keep him up-to-date on what is going on outside of the presidential bubble. I’ve argued previously here that I think Mr. Obama should keep his BlackBerry, and its worth repeating. Here’s hoping that our 44th president wins this battle…



6 Comments For This Post

  1. dale johnson Says:

    I dont see why he cant use it. Large high secure CEOs use blackberrys and they are truely secure and safe. Maybe they jsut need the right IT team to implement it.

  2. Jeff Says:

    I hope he loses. It’s a security risk.

  3. dale johnson Says:

    Show me the security risk in a locked down blackberry

  4. tom b Says:

    He should just upgrade to an iPhone.

  5. Jean Says:

    Thats really funny…Dude, seems like the Blackberry definately has some bugs to work out, but windows mobile is realible…we’ll see how they work it out, by the way i ran
    accross this site the other day and the idea behind it was quite interesting. This website offers a service where you can have 2 phones lines and 2 voicemail feed into one phone.
    Check it out…


    We’ll see if Blackberry listens to thier clients’ complaints…

  6. Mike Says:

    htc rules. ok he can freeze but read what jean bb got some bugs too i testet both mobiles a bb and htc,htc really wins

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