However, the deal could face significant blowback from BlackBerry's home country and one of its largest customers: Canada and the US. Canada may not have the political will to allow a foreigner to buy BlackBerry, even though it might be in the best interest for the company and for shareholders. It would seem like one of their biggest corporate success stories was waiving the white flag of surrender.And the US government is one of BlackBerry's biggest customers – no doubt in part because of the firm's corporate culture and enhanced security. However it stands to reason that Uncle Sam might not be so warm and fuzzy equipping its spies with Chinese-controlled phones. It's easy to see how government interests might come before the company's.
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