Latest Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act Stories

2014-07-15 08:21:06

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2012-05-28 23:01:07

With SOPA and PIPA defeated, CISPA is just around the corner for discussion. And now, the FBI is asking that providers like Gmail and Yahoo! provide a backdoor to make surveillance of internet denizens more accessible. Undisclosed Location, South America (PRWEB) May 28, 2012 As copyright protections and privacy issues wreck into each other in the US lawmaking assembly, the FBI is requesting that the CALEA, (the Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act of 1994,) be altered to...

2012-05-05 07:05:18

Enid Burns for RedOrbit.com The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has drafted a controversial proposal that would require social networking sites, VoIP services and other online platforms to build a wiretap-friendly back door. The government organization is making the rounds to social networking companies including Microsoft, Facebook, Yahoo and Google to urge them not to oppose the proposal. In a time when more lines of communication are open, such as instant messenger, social...

2012-03-20 23:03:06

The CommLaw Group to host an important webinar presented by Subsentio, a Trusted Third Party and nationally-recognized CALEA compliance service provider. Learn about the latest trends in CALEA compliance and anticipated FCC enforcement activities from former law enforcement and government insiders. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) March 20, 2012 The CommLaw Group will host a free, 30-minute webinar covering important developments related to CALEA enforcement on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at 1:00 PM...

2006-06-09 11:11:39

By Peter Kaplan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Friday upheld the government's authority to force high-speed Internet service providers to give law enforcement authorities access for surveillance purposes. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit rejected a petition aimed at overturning a decision by regulators requiring facilities-based broadband providers and those that offer Internet telephone service to comply with U.S. wiretap laws. The...

2006-05-05 07:45:00

WASHINGTON - The Bush administration is defending new federal rules making it easier for police and the FBI to wiretap Internet phone calls. A broad group of civil liberties and education groups -- and a leading technology company -- say the U.S. has improperly applied telephone-era rules to a new generation of Internet services. Lawyers were expected to square off Friday over the Federal Communications Commission regulations before a three-judge panel for the U.S....

2005-11-15 19:19:01

WASHINGTON -- U.S. law enforcement authorities want expanded ability to tap any phone call between an Internet phone and a traditional phone if needed for an investigation, according to documents filed this week. The U.S. Justice Department urged communications regulators to require Internet phone companies to provide the ability to conduct surveillance on services that offer only outgoing calls or incoming calls to or from the traditional phone network. With the growth of high-speed...

2005-11-05 19:45:00

BOSTON -- A new method of communicating is creating intriguing services that beat old ways of sending information. But law enforcement makes a somber claim: These new networks will become a boon to criminals and terrorists unless the government can easily listen in. This was the story line in the mid-1990s when the Clinton administration sought to have electronic communications encrypted only by a National Security Agency-developed "Clipper Chip," for which the feds would have a key. The...

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