Wednesday, April 16, 2003

Cisco Support for Lawful Intercept In IP Networks

Along the lines of tapping cables comes a new draft RFC Cisco Support for Lawful Intercept In IP Networks, alternate. This Slashdot thread brought it to my attention. Expect to see more of this in the future. User-applied cryptography is the only way to avoid this sort of scrutiny. Here is an article about it, here's Cisco's page, and here's the fed's page. Check out Cable Monitor and Intercept Features for the Cisco CMTS "Cable Modem Termination System," i.e., cable modem.

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