CALEA Requirements

Robert Haylock robert.haylock at
Wed Mar 16 23:20:40 UTC 2016

If you are a wireline ISP, start with the ATIS-1000013* docs, you will see
from the FBI link below, different services and carrier types (e.g. voice
or cable) have additional needs on top of this.

As Scott said, your legal/regulatory team needs to guide you to exactly
which in the listMAY apply in your situation, but from a technical point of
view you can at least get an idea about what you might have to do by
starting with the ATIS specs:


On 14 March 2016 at 13:57, Scott Weeks <surfer at> wrote:

> --- lorell at wrote:
> From: "Lorell Hathcock" <lorell at>
> Can someone point me to the current CALEA requirements?
> As an ISP, should I be recording all internet traffic that passes my
> routers?  Or do I only have to record when and if I receive a court order?
> I'm not under any court order now, I just want to be sure that I am
> compliant going forward in my capabilities.
> -----------------------------------------
> This is something your company's lawyers should hash out.
> That said, you shouldn't record anything unless forced to
> do so.  It'll just make pervasive surveillance easier.
> scott

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