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New Zealand Government Forcing Internet Companies and Network Operators to provide Interception capability

New Zealand Government Forcing Internet Companies and Network Operators to provide Interception capability

October 15, 2013Wang Wei
In August the New Zealand has passed a bill that radically expands the powers of  The Government Communications Security Bureau ( GCSB ), an intelligence agency of the New Zealand government, equivalent of the National Security Agency ( NSA ). The bill demands the companies and other network operators like Facebook, Microsoft, Google and Yahoo must allow New Zealand spy agencies a certain path to monitor user communications, but it will also violate the rights of New Zealand citizens. Today afternoon the controversial of Telecommunications ( Interception Capability and Security) Bill made progress in the House in its Second Reading. A number of minor changes were made in select committee. Labour Leader David Cunliffe said his party continued to strongly oppose the legislation as it did not provide protection for the privacy of communications from spying by the state. In a supplementary order paper to the Telecommunications Bill , Amy Adams is proposing to dump Clau
Indian Government Wiretapping and started BlackBerry interception

Indian Government Wiretapping and started BlackBerry interception

January 05, 2013Mohit Kumar
According to a report, All major Indian telecom companies, including Bharti Airtel, Vodafone India and Tata Tele services, have agreed to share real-time interception of BlackBerry calls and data services on their networks with Security agencies to meet the December 31 deadline fixed by the Indian government . Research In Motion (RIM), the manufacturer of BlackBerry, has been directed to provide the resolution and web-browsing needs of the BlackBerry Internet Services. This is to be done in discussion with concerned service providers and law interception organisations. Earlier in 2011, the government set the deadline for RIM to come up with facilities for interception, or face closure of their operations in India. The security agencies in the country have been trying to get the company to install local servers so they could access and monitor the stream of messages going back and forth to implement better security in the country. The Ministry for Home Affairs ordered in
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