Appeals Decision in USTA vs. FCC (CALEA)
Surveillance and Privacy from Government
8/16/2000; 1:20:03 PM 'Electronic Privacy Information Center announces the DC Circuit Decision in USTA v. FCC (CALEA). The U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit has ruled that law enforcement agencies must meet the highest legal standard before using new surveillance capabilities. The court decision came in a legal challenge filed by EPIC, other privacy groups and the telecommunications industry to invalidate technical surveillance standards issued by the Federal Communications Commission last year. More details at: CDT Policy Post Volume 6. The court's decision is available."'