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Re: Why TOR Operators SHOULD always sniff their exit traffic...

On Tue, Jun 14, 2005 at 12:56:33PM +0200, Matej Kovacic wrote:
> Hi,
> > >   Right. U.S. laws and crazy legal system do not apply
> > >   to the Whole World, hopefully.
> > Um, the rest of the world also has similiar regulations. Just as nuts,
> only
> > in a different way. EU may yet pass the legislation to retain connection
> > information anywhere from 6 months to two years.
> No. US legislation has *in general* different principles for protecting
> privacy in private and public sector. Government *in principle* always needs
> court warrant. But employer can monitor communications if he owns equipment.
> In Europe *in general* there is no difference. In my country I know one case
> where someone has been recording telephone conversation she has with someone
> else (so she was recording her own conversation with other person). But the
> other person did not know about recording. Constitutional court decided it
> is NOT allowed. It would be allowed with court order or in a very special
> circumstances.

Umm, just to make it even more confusing: I think what this person did
would illegal in much of the US, but by state rather than federal
law. IANAL, don't speak for my employer, yada yada...