Does CALEA provide the ability to allow law enforcement have to monitor phone calls?

Law enforcement agencies are, when warranted, able to tape the specifics of a conversation or to trace the origins of a call without either party on the call being aware of the surveillance. Under the provisions of CALEA, this applies to all telecommunications companies including VoIP—Voice Over Internet Protocol—services.

Communications over fiber optic systems are more difficult to tap and monitor. With fiber optic technology, picking up on transmissions can be more difficult.

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  1. […] Does CALEA provide the ability to allow law enforcement have to monitor phone calls? […]

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