VoIP providers must allow government wiretaps

Wednesday, 14 June 2006, 12:44 AM EST

Last week, a federal appeals court upheld an FCC ruling that requires Internet phone service providers like Vonage to provide law enforcement agencies with the ability snoop on customer communications. The FCC's ruling will force VoIP providers into compliance with the same regulatory policies currently applied to conventional phone services under the Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act (CALEA).

At Ars Technica.

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