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FCC 1.20002
Revised as of October 1, 2014
Goto Year:2013 | 2015
§ 1.20002   Definitions.

   For purposes of this subpart:

   (a) Appropriate legal authorization. The term appropriate legal
   authorization means:

   (1) A court order signed by a judge or magistrate authorizing or
   approving interception of wire or electronic communications; or

   (2) Other authorization, pursuant to 18 U.S.C. 2518(7), or any other
   relevant federal or state statute.

   (b) Appropriate carrier authorization. The term appropriate carrier
   authorization means the policies and procedures adopted by
   telecommunications carriers to supervise and control officers and
   employees authorized to assist law enforcement in conducting any
   interception of communications or access to call-identifying

   (c) Appropriate authorization. The term appropriate authorization means
   both appropriate legal authorization and appropriate carrier

   (d) LEA. The term LEA means law enforcement agency; e.g., the Federal
   Bureau of Investigation or a local police department.

   (e) Telecommunications carrier. The term telecommunications carrier

   (1) A person or entity engaged in the transmission or switching of wire
   or electronic communications as a common carrier for hire;

   (2) A person or entity engaged in providing commercial mobile service
   (as defined in sec. 332(d) of the Communications Act of 1934 (47 U.S.C.
   332(d))); or

   (3) A person or entity that the Commission has found is engaged in
   providing wire or electronic communication switching or transmission
   service such that the service is a replacement for a substantial
   portion of the local telephone exchange service and that it is in the
   public interest to deem such a person or entity to be a
   telecommunications carrier for purposes of CALEA.

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