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Re: White House to Propose System for Wide Monitoring of Internet
- From: Sean Donelan
- Date: Fri Dec 20 22:43:19 2002
A White House spokesperson has already denied the report in the New York
Times. Of course, the US Government is a big place.
On Fri, 20 Dec 2002, Christopher L. Morrow wrote:
> Sure, or they could ask carriers to tap lines for them silently... in fact
> they can do that today with a court order.
or "lawful authority"
Information from the FBI
Information from Cisco
Verisign already offers out-sourced, one-stop wiretapping for voice.
One Connection to all LEAs
Instead of maintaining multiple delivery connections from every switch
to every LEA, carriers only need one connection to VeriSign, who in turn
connects to LEA facilities.
CSO survey of nearly 800 senior security executives found that 24
percent were willing to share information about customers with law
enforcement without a court order. If law enforcement agents claim that
their investigation concerns national security, the percentage of
executives willing to share information without a court order rises to
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