|reply to root9 |
Re: maybe run p2p apps on non standard ports?
section 184(2)(c)(i-ii) of the criminal code suggests they dont need a warrant to do full packet inspection for the purposes of running a network
criminal code of canada (part 6 - wiretap)
184. (1) Every one who, by means of any electro-magnetic, acoustic, mechanical or other device, wilfully intercepts a private communication is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years.
(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to:
(c) a person engaged in providing a telephone, telegraph or other communication service to the public who intercepts a private communication,
(i) if the interception is necessary for the purpose of providing the service,
(ii) in the course of service observing or random monitoring necessary for the purpose of mechanical or service quality control checks, or
(iii) if the interception is necessary to protect the persons rights or property directly related to providing the service;