FCC 1.20002 Revised as of October 1, 2014
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§ 1.20002 Definitions.
For purposes of this subpart:
(a) Appropriate legal authorization. The term appropriate legal
(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.
(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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