Friday, November 23, 2007

Is your VOIP call being recorded

It has been generally well known and accepted for years now that our governments listen in on our phone calls, triggered by certain keywords. It used to be the the British tapped the American public and vice versa, until the patriot act pretty much allowed the US government a free hand.

It is now emerging that it would be possible to tap VOIP calls and you can bet your bottom dollar that if the government isn't already doing this they will be soon!

As mentioned in the article this will also be a potential boon for those criminally minded as well.

So remember, when talking on "ANY" type of phone - be careful what you say, someone may be listening!

To hear what they have been doing as a proof of concept on this have a look and listen at the following website

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