Indian government: Google, Skype risk being evicted

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Minutes from a private meeting have revealed that search giant Google and IP telephony company Skype are next in line to be targeted by the Indian government, following its crackdown on Research In Motion (RIM).

According to a report late Thursday by the Financial Times, Google, Skype and other communication services are now on the government’s black list. The Indian government had earlier threatened to shut down BlackBerry services over security concerns regarding its encrypted BlackBerry e-mail and instant messaging services, giving RIM until Aug. 31 to “come up with a technical solution” or risk being evicted from the country.

Full story: India govt to block Google, Skype? – ZDNet