Wiretapping on the Net: who pays?

Wednesday, 25 August 2004, 12:47 PM EST

At first glance, it might seem like the simple extension of a standard tool in the fight against the bad guys.

But in fact, wiretapping Internet phones to monitor criminals and terrorists is costly and complex, and complying with government rules is potentially a big burden on new businesses trying to sell the service.

This month, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously to move forward with rules that would compel those businesses to make it possible for U.S. law enforcement agencies to eavesdrop on Internet calls.

By Ken Belson at TechNewsWorld.

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