Monday, May 07, 2012

FBI: We need wiretap-ready Web sites - now | Security & Privacy - CNET News

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 "The FBI general counsel's office has drafted a proposed law that the bureau claims is the best solution: requiring that social-networking Web sites and providers of VoIP, instant messaging, and Web e-mail alter their code to ensure their products are wiretap-friendly.
"If you create a service, product, or app that allows a user to communicate, you get the privilege of adding that extra coding," an industry representative who has reviewed the FBI's draft legislation told CNET. The requirements apply only if a threshold of a certain number of users is exceeded, according to a second industry representative briefed on it."
FBI: We need wiretap-ready Web sites - now | Security & Privacy - CNET News
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