Internet phone wiretap rule challenged

Wednesday, 26 October 2005, 11:10 AM EST

A new federal regulation making it easier for law enforcement to tap Internet phone calls is being challenged in court.

Privacy and technology groups asked the federal appeals court in Washington on Tuesday to overturn a Federal Communications Commission rule that expands wiretapping laws to cover Internet calls.

By Jennifer C. Kerr at USA Today.

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