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June 9, 2006

FCC Regulations For Internet Surveillance Upheld

The FCC issued regulations under the Communication and Assistance for Law Enforcement Act (CALEA) requiring broadband providers to incorporate centralized surveillance hubs in their systems for use by the police.  The regulations were challenged by a variety of groups.  The Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia upheld the rules today.

The story is here.  The opinion is here.

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