Saudi Arabia makes the BlackBerry ban official, will go into effect Friday

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We mentioned this the other day, but it looks like it is now official. Saudi Arabia has banned the BlackBerry. Well, more specifically, they have banned some of the services and not the phones themselves. Nonetheless, they are taking part of what makes the BlackBerry the BlackBerry — the data services. And unfortunately, Saudi Arabia is not wasting any time as the ban will go into effect as of this Friday. And those in the United Arab Emirates, you have a little longer to enjoy the BlackBerry, your loss is scheduled to arrive sometime in October.

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