Congress outlaws pretexting

Tuesday, 12 December 2006, 1:39 AM EST

A law passed late last weekóright before the 109th Congress wrapped up its final sessionówill outlaw pretexting, the practice of obtaining someone else's phone records without their permission. Pretexting has been going on for years, but the practice recently moved into the public consciousness with the recent scandal over HP's investigation into leaks of confidential information by one or more of its board members.

At Ars Technica.

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