COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANCE FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT ACT (CALEA)

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The NPRM was formally published in the Federal Register on September 23, 2004. EFF filed comments [PDF 214k] November 8, 2004, and reply comments [PDF, 128K] were filed December 21, 2004. All Comments for FCC Proceeding 04-295 .

On August 5, 2005, the FCC announced a Final Rule, expanding CALEA to Internet broadband providers and certain Voice-over-IP (VoIP) providers.

The DC Circuit Court of Appeals scheduled oral arguments in EFF's legal challenge for May 5, 2006.