# Patrick Spence’s Language
@ Why Has BlackBerry Been Blamed for the London Riots?
√ʀ “As in all markets around the world where BlackBerry is available, we co-operate with local telecommunications operators, law enforcement and regulatory officials. Similar to other technology providers in the UK we comply with the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act and co-operate fully with the Home Office and UK police forces.”
# Vodafone’s Amalgamation of Agreements
@ RIM’s BlackBerry: From the C-suite to the mean streets of U.K. riots
√ʀ BlackBerry’s popularity among young consumers has been helped by cheaper prices for more basic models, such as the Curve, and availability on pay-as-you-go service providers.
# Financial Post’s Agreement
@ U.K. considering restrictions on BlackBerry’s BBM messenger service
√ʀ In an emailed statement to the Financial Post sent Thursday afternoon, RIM said it welcomed the opportunity to consult with other companies in the technology and telecommunications industry on the best way to move forward.
# Matt Peacock’s Age of Majority
@ Rioting leads to Cameron call for social media clampdown
√ʀ It is not possible to cut off access to an individual subscriber if the police don’t even know who that person is, as would seem highly likely in the middle of a riot with hundreds of masked youths running around the streets.
# Stephen Bates’s Definitions
@ BlackBerry maker Rim to face MPs over riot claims
√ʀ Executives from Facebook, Twitter and Rim will all appear before the committee on Thursday afternoon, following appearances from six senior officers from Greater Manchester police, West Midlands police and Nottinghamshire police.