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Re: packet inspection and privacy

  • From: Valdis.Kletnieks
  • Date: Mon Jun 24 13:19:52 2002

On Mon, 24 Jun 2002 09:31:58 PDT, Mark Kent <mark@noc.mainstreet.net>  said:
> 
> I recently claimed that, in the USA, there is a law that prohibits an
> ISP from inspecting packets in a telecommunications network for
> anything other than traffic statistics or debugging.
> 
> Was I correct?

I'd assume this was a reference to 47 USC 605(a) (which has a reference to
18 USC Chapter 119, or possibly 47 USC Chapter 9.

http://www4.law.cornell.edu/uscode/

I'm not a lawyer. Consult an attorney. ;)

-- 
				Valdis Kletnieks
				Computer Systems Senior Engineer
				Virginia Tech

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