Blogging History: Secret govt backdoor to telcoms ops; Ewaste photo-essay; US extraditing DRM-breaker

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One year ago today
Government lawyers secretly empowered to enter US telecoms operations centers: Team Telecom is a group of lawyers from the FBI, DoJ, DHS, and DoD who were empowered to enter any US network operations center of companies like Global Crossing on 30 minutes’ notice, allowing them to secretly audit and intervene in the maintenance of the Internet’s biggest backbones.

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