Wiretap Rules Could Complicate White Collar Defense

Law360, New York (September 29, 2010, 5:36 PM EDT) -- With the Obama administration reportedly pushing to get the authority to wiretap previously ineligible communications devices, the impact on the white collar world is likely to be limited, attorneys say, though hardly headache-free.

According to a report Monday in the New York Times, the Obama administration will present a bill to Congress early next year that would require all online communications services to have the technical capacity to comply with a wiretap order. The bill would include e-mail providers, mobile devices such as Research In Motion...
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