Hosted VoIP: How private is it?

There's built-in contradiction between U.S. basic Internet policy and government sanctioned wiretapping by intelligence agencies.

 By VoipPlanet.com Staff | Posted Jan 31, 2011
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"Wiretapping exists, legally, for the benefit of law enforcement to protect the citizens of the U.S. But what if the wiretapping rules are extended so far that technology innovators must first get approval from the federal government BEFORE offering new technologies that affect wiretapping capabilities? How will the requirements affect hosted/cloud based service providers?" wonders telecom analyst Gary Audin, writing on the No Jitter blog.

"The U.S. promotes a free [from intrusion and government content control] Internet but criticizes countries that operate with a poor human rights record. How can the U.S. be a leader in this case while the FBI does a similar intrusion of communications?" he asks.

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Wiretapping in a Hosted VoIP World

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