On Tue, 27 Mar 2007 14:07:51 -0400, Adam Greene wrote > Hi, > > While I appreciate Mark's comments and point of view, I for one > would like to also start looking for ways to possibly comply with > CALEA in a cost-effective way. I'm afraid that if the conversation > here is limited to whether we should comply or not, we might lose > the opportunity to share with each other about technical implementation.
EVen if tomorrow, CALEA vanished, it is true that we need the capabilities of doing this. Thanks for pointing that out. The problem lies in that the CALEA technical discussion revolves around unknown technical requirements / capabilities. We can only discuss it in sort of a "theoretical" concept. At the moment, my abilities are ... well, they don't exist. Nothing in the software / hardware on my network, AT ANY POINT can be modified to do this. I would have to go to my upstream and ask them to mirror or log or otherwise catch the traffic, since that is the only present single point ot exist where all traffic in / out of my network passes. And that won't be for long, as I'll soon have multiple providers and dynamic routing. I can't even do policy based routing at the moment to force all the traffic from one client to anywhere. However, none of this really matters. We don't know what the demands are technically. The theoretical requirements are that we intercept at the CPE. Who the bloody heck has CPE that can do that? Few WISP's do. The vast majority do not. Further, if CALEA requirements apply to WISP's, then CALEA requirements apply to WISP equipment providers, just like they do to telco equipment providers. Another can of worms, entirely. > > Don't get me wrong, I'm not suggesting that the conversation about > whether to comply should be halted, just that some room be given to > those of us who also want to speak about implementation. To add to that, I welcome the conversation about not "compliance", since that's a very specific and detailed demand, but simply about how to assist LEA's in catching bad guys. That's something a good lot of us will eventually end up doing. I just don't believe it is proper or right for me to be an unpaid lackey who is forced to do whatever they want out of my own pocket. > > I'm still interested if anyone has any point of view about any of > the compliance methods that I discussed in my original post, from a > technical standpoint. > > Thanks, > Adam > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "wispa" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>; "WISPA General List" <firstname.lastname@example.org> > Sent: Tuesday, March 27, 2007 1:16 PM > Subject: Re: [WISPA] CALEA compliance methods > -------------------------------------------- Mark Koskenmaki <> Neofast, Inc Broadband for the Walla Walla Valley and Blue Mountains 541-969-8200 -- WISPA Wireless List: email@example.com Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/