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Can you keep a secret?

by Shirley Connor, CBC News online

This week brought us reports of the French government banning BlackBerrys for government employees amid concerns about the possibility of outsiders snooping confidential data. Research in Motion followed up by telling CBC News that no one – not even RIM – can crack the code and take a peek.

A year ago the Hill Times reported that Canadian cabinet ministers were told to check their phones and PDAs at the door of caucus meetings in part to keep secrets secret.

Have we become complacent about the contents of our e-communications? What kinds of data would you never want sent by e-mail? How safe do you feel your secrets are in cyberspace? Click on the link below and leave a comment.

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