I’m old. I forget. Sometimes I tweet links to stories but forget to post them here. Cyrus Farivar reported:
French regulators have said Skype could face prosecution for failing to register as an “electronic communications operator” with France’s telecom regulator. The agency, known by its French acronym ARCEP, wrote in an English-language statement on Tuesday that “failure to comply with this obligation does, however, constitute a criminal offense.”
Being an operator that provides telecom services to the public “also implies compliance with certain obligations, which include the routing of emergency calls and implementing the means required to perform legally ordered [wiretap] interceptions,” according to ARCEP.
Thanks to Joe Cadillic who made me aware that I hadn’t posted this story.