Angela Merkel Doesn’t Like Her New BlackBerry

Cheer up, Merk! It’s just a phone.

1. Yesterday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel went to CeBit, a German tech conference, where she tried a high-security version of the new BlackBerry:

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That terrifying eagle is the logo for Secusmart, a firm that makes security software for, among other things, BlackBerrys.

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3. We eagerly await her full review.

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Update: Readers readers point out that the eagle isn’t really historically “problematic.” I maintain that it’s a FAIRLY IMPOSING BIRD, however.

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