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Prof. F. Gregory Gause Comments on Text Monitoring by the Saudi Government

Release Date: 09-13-2010

Author: Craig E Wells
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BlackBerry Deal May Hamper Flirting for Saudi Youth

An article in Bloomberg Businessweek on a possible deal allowing BlackBerry service companies to give Saudi government security access to private data quotes political science professor Gregory Gause on the likely target of text monitoring by authorities, which he believes is more likely to be political rather than morality-driven. Read the article at

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