OT: Justice, FBI Seek Rules for Internet Taps

From: Vintage Computer Festival <vcf_at_siconic.com>
Date: Sun Mar 14 18:00:06 2004

On Sun, 14 Mar 2004, Brad Parker wrote:

> I believe phone switches have had this requirement for many, many years
> (probably since the time of the (dis)honorable senator Joseph McCarthy).

No they haven't. Sure, the feature exists in more sophisticated phone
systems, but it's never been there as a government requirement for ease of

> >> The Justice Department urged the FCC to declare that companies must
> >> pay for any such improvements themselves, although it said companies
> >> should be permitted to pass those expenses on to their customers.

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