Secure Communications

Italian GSM provider warns: too many wiretaps

The Italian mobile operator TIM, one of the largest mobile phone companies in Italy has issued a unique warning that the number of wiretaps has reached the limit. In a fax sent to all Italian public prosecutors they say that they have already over-stretched their capacity from 5.000 to 7.000 simultaneously intercepted mobile phones. New requests now have to be processed on a ‘first come first serve’ basis, they write.

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August 25, 2007 - Posted by | cellular phone, eavesdrop, English, espionage, mobile, phone tap, privacy, security, spy, surveillance, tap, wireless, wiretap

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