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BlackBerry said it will be exiting Pakistan as a result of the government’s continued demand to monitor user data on the company’s service, TechCrunch reported. Back in July, the Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA) said it would close down BlackBerry Enterprise Services (known as BES) by December 1 for security reasons.

The move was believed to center around BlackBerry’s encryption of emails, BBM messages and other data from its users, preventing authorities from gaining access to information they deemed necessary for national security, TechCrunch reported. BlackBerry has confirmed it will leave the country after 30 November after refusing access to the Pakistani government.