Vodafone admits to government wiretaps

Vodafone Admits to Government Wiretaps

Revealed … customers phone calls are monitored by secret wires on the Vodafone network.Source:AFP

Global telecommunications giant Vodafone admitted the existence of secret wires are allowing government agencies to listen in to conversations on its networks.

The company said the tapping is widely used in some of the 29 countries in which it operates.

Revealing its cooperation with state agencies, Vodafone said in a 20-page report entitled “Law Enforcement Disclosure” that direct wires are connected to its network, allowing live conversations to be listened to and recorded.

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