Monday, May 14, 2007

Wiretap the Internet Day

Today is the day that ISPs have to become CALEA compliant in the US i.e. they avhe toe hardwire their systems to to make spying on Internet users easier. From Wired:

" May 14th is the official deadline for cable modem companies, DSL providers, broadband over powerline, satellite internet companies and some universities to finish wiring up their networks with FBI-friendly surveillance gear, to comply with the FCC's expanded interpretation of the Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act."

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