Heiko Recktenwald on Tue, 30 Apr 2002 17:47:01 +0200 (CEST)

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[Nettime-bold] Re: <nettime> Officials spy on calls

Well, good policemen, bad policemen:

On Tue, 30 Apr 2002, ben moretti wrote:

> Phone companies released an average of 2000 records a day last year, revealing
> who their customers called, for how long and from where.
> The information is given to police and other authorised investigators who request
> it, often by e-mail.

What do the companies do with such data anyway ? Is it trashed, sold to
warehouses etc ?

In the US, where phone companies have tremendous datas, they are free to
do with such datas whatever they want and the supreme court didnt care.


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