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VoIP: It's not so easy to listen in

Some Internet phone service providers say they're willing to cooperate with police seeking to wiretap conversations--but they can't because of technical limitations.

Some Internet phone service providers say they're willing to cooperate with police seeking to wiretap conversations--but they can't because of technical limitations.

Jeff Pulver, founder of Free World Dialup, said Friday that if law enforcement officials asked him to wiretap one of his subscribers' Internet phone calls he would need a "few months science project" to see if it could be done.


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Meanwhile, Niklas Zennstrom, founder of Skype, also a free Internet phone service,

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