Your VoIP Calls are Wiretapped – and Other Legal Surprises

As much as VoIP providers have relished the Wild West feel of the Internet, sheriffs are riding into town in the form of laws, FCC rules and taxes aimed at gradually taming VoIP. Here’s a rundown of the three debates affecting how VoIP providers handle service, the need to include 911 capability in it, and how open your calls are to federal wiretaps.