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After a battle lasting almost two years, BlackBerry maker Research In Motion has knuckled under to the Indian government, giving security forces in that country access to private instant messages. Experts say the change, first reported in the newsmagazine India Today, could lead to similar access for other spy agencies and government bodies around the world — if they don’t already have it. “Are they really going to do this for India, but not for Pakistan or China? Are they going to do this for Saudi Arabia, but not for Israel? That puts them in an uncomfortable position,” said David Fraser, a privacy law specialist at Halifax-based firm McInnes Cooper and past president of the Canadian IT Law Association