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Re: FCC Issues Rule Allowing FBI to Dictate Wiretap-Friendly Design for In ternet Services

  • From: Valdis.Kletnieks
  • Date: Sun Aug 07 00:08:52 2005

On Sat, 06 Aug 2005 17:26:23 PDT, Tony Li said:
> I'm sorry, but this is simply an unsupportable statement.  What is
> required of routers is that the provider be able to configure the device
> to make copies of certain packets to a monitoring port.  Assuming that
> the monitoring port is duly managed, how does this qualify as "insecure"?

It qualifies as "insecure" because if that rather dubious assumption fails to
be true, you have a big problem.

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