The Feds Cut a Deal With In-Flight Wi-Fi Providers

Discussion in 'privacy general' started by dogbite, Apr 9, 2014.

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  1. dogbite

    dogbite Registered Member

    Dec 13, 2012
    Gogo, the inflight Wi-Fi provider, is used by millions of airline passengers each year to stay connected while flying the friendly skies. But if you think the long arm of government surveillance doesn’t have a vertical reach, think again.

    Gogo and others that provide Wi-Fi aboard aircraft must follow the same wiretap provisions that require telecoms and terrestrial ISPs to assist U.S. law enforcement and the NSA in tracking users when so ordered. But they may be doing more than the law requires......
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