, between having to abandon
its Symbian baby and hawk anachronistic wares
at a Microsoft event, it's had a pretty rough go of it recently. Now India's Ministry of Home Affairs wants to block the launch of the company's new push email service until a monitoring system can be put in place. According to The Economic Times
, the Department of Telecommunications is being asked to hold back the service until the intelligence community has a way to spy on messages being sent. RIM recently fought a similar battle
with the Indian government, as well as those in Saudi Arabia
and the United Arab Emirates
. Looks like the two companies share more in common
than just their slip from the top of the smartphone heap.