Vodafone Discloses Level of Government Tapping Around the World

Telecom Firm Says Government Agencies in Some Countries Have Direct Access to Its Infrastructure

By Sam Schechner and Simon Zekaria
June 6, 2014

 
LONDON— Vodafone Group VOD.LN +1.47% PLC said government agencies in multiple countries have direct access to the global carrier’s infrastructure, allowing them to listen to conversations on its networks, sometimes requiring little or nothing in the way of formal requests.

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