Wireless wiretapping

Monday, 22 August 2005, 12:46 PM EST

A Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced earlier this month that it intends to expand a mid-1990s ruling that allows law enforcement officers to wiretap conventional phone lines.

Now it wants to apply the ruling to certain broadband and voice-over-Internet (VOIP) providers as well.

By Trey Popp at MIT Technology Review.

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