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CNET News Daily Podcast: Obama's PDA addiction gets a second life

The White House security folks want to take away his BlackBerry but the president-elect has other options to keep tapping away.

President-elect Barack Obama is hopelessly addicted to his PDA--in this case a BlackBerry. But while Research In Motion offers encryption, the U.S. government has stricter requirements for communications security. And the president-elect is on notice that things are going to have to change. But as CNET News' Declan McCullagh explains, there are handheld devices that Obama's security handlers don't have any issues with.


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