Here's How Much Law Enforcement Has To Pay To Snoop On Your Calls

Here's How Much Law Enforcement Has To Pay To Snoop On Your Calls

Back in December, a U.S. Appeals court gave the thumbs-up to telecommunications companies working with the National Security Agency to monitor phones and email. Phone companies are also apparently totally cool with selling access to your phone activities to other law enforcement agencies willing to fork over pre-set prices. [More]

FBI Uses Wire Taps To Catch Mortgage Scammers

FBI Uses Wire Taps To Catch Mortgage Scammers

Most definitely copying what they’ve learned from the badass HBO show “The Wire,” law enforcement agencies are using wire taps to catch bad guys in the cleverest of ways.

FCC & Homeland Security Begin Tapping VoIP

FCC & Homeland Security Begin Tapping VoIP

You know, say what you want about Orwellian dystopias — at least murky and nightmarish Big Brother states in the realm of fiction tend to front the thought police surveillance bill.