Communication Assistance for Law Enforcement Act (CALEA)

The news media is reporting that the Administration is moving closer to acting on its long in the works plans for expanding wiretapping capability requirements under the Communications Assistance to Law Enforcement Act (“CALEA”), 42...

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Canadian CALEA Sparks Controversy

February 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

With the backing of the Prime Minister, the Canadian government introduced new legislation to the Canadian House of Commons on February 14, 2012 seeking new police powers and obligations for service providers in the name of...

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The Conference featured in-depth discussions with leading Internet policy experts and panel tracks focusing on privacy/security, telecommunications regulation, intellectual property and innovation. Marc lent his expertise on a panel discussing: DOJ Surveillance Blueprints: A CALEAmity...

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Congress Revisits Mandatory Data Retention

January 26, 2011 | 1 Comments

On January 25th, the House Judiciary Committee’s Crime Subcommittee held a hearing on the topic of mandatory data retention by service providers.  The Subcommittee chairman, Representative Sensenbrenner, who declared himself a fan of the “carrot...

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This morning the New York Times ran a story about the Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigation plans to seek sweeping changes to the Communications Assistance to Law Enforcement Act (“CALEA”) in Congress...

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