FCC keeps deadline for broadband wiretap access

Friday, 5 May 2006, 12:30 AM EST

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted yesterday to preserve its May 14, 2007, deadline for some high-speed Internet broadband services to comply with laws that require access for law enforcement officials to conduct authorized surveillance.

The FCC in August decided to require compliance with U.S. wiretapping laws by facilities-based broadband providers and those that offer Internet telephone service that connects calls to and from the traditional telephone network.

At Computerworld.

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