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2014-02-07 08:27:16

DUBLIN, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kdg793/lawful ) has announced the addition of the "Lawful Interception Market by Components, Technologies & Interface: Worldwide Market Forecasts and Analysis to 2018" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Lawful Interception (LI) has proven helpful for security agencies or Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) for combating terrorism and...

Can Law Officers Search Your Cellphone Without A Warrant?
2012-03-02 11:01:08

A US federal appeals court on Wednesday ruled that law officers have the right to search a cellphone for its phone number without a warrant, following a recent Indiana case in which prosecutors used evidence that police found on cellphones during an arrest. Abel Flores-Lopez, the arrestee in that case, said police acted illegally when they searched his cellphone for its number. However, the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit said in its ruling that even if searching a phone...

2008-12-09 06:40:00

MILPITAS, Calif., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- SS8 (SS8 Networks, Inc.) will lend their LI expertise to the ISS World Americas Conference in Washington, D.C. (December 9-11), as the event's Lead Sponsor, and by delivering several key presentations. SS8 will also showcase their integrated, end-to-end IP analysis solution. Dennis Haar, SS8 CEO, will deliver the keynote on December 9th, entitled "Fifth Generation ISS - Automated Intelligence." Mr. Haar will discuss how "Automated...

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...

2006-06-09 11:00:00

By Peter Kaplan WASHINGTON -- 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 court concluded that...

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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...