National Journal Tech Edge: FCC launches Task Force on Illegal Spying

NJ’s Tech edge links out to a primary source by Congressman Alan Grayson.

FCC LAUNCHES TASK FORCE ON ILLEGAL SPYING: FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler wants to “clamp down” on illegal uses of surveillance technology. In response to a letter from Rep. Alan Grayson, Wheeler said reports that private groups and foreign governments are using a device known as a “stringray” to intercept cell phone data are a “grave concern.”

The FCC chief has created a task force to develop “concrete solutions” to protect cellular networks from illegal intrusions