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January 02, 2004

Leaked: Restricted FBI Surveillance 'Guidance' for Voice-Over-IP Providers

FBI Document: Electronic Surveillance Needs for Carrier-Grade Voice over Packet (CGVOP) (1/29/03 - FBI CALEA Implementation)

Electronic surveillance carrier grade voice over packet
issue 1 (2003.01.29)

A "CALEA Implementation section" document, marked "US Government restricted - for official use only - subject to special handling and control."

Written by the FBI to "provide guidance to Carrier-Grade Voice over Packet Service Providers and equipment manufacturers in the form of law enforcement's requirements for these electronic surveillance capabilities."

Originally mirrored by Cryptome in a Zip file --

This version (PDF - 484 kb) courtesy of allows copying and pasting.

The same document (among others) is also archived at (caveat lector).

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