Recent US Executive Branch allegations of “wire-tapping” have generated controversy and confusion in the marketplace, not least among those charged with assisting law enforcement: communication service providers (CSPs). In the U.S. alone, CSP compliance with legal mandates is mandatory and complicated, spanning an array of laws designed to protect public safety and customer privacy. When CSPs expand their networks internationally, this complexity rises geometrically: A CSP must support legal compliance rules in each nation where it does business.In this unique white paper, Subsentio provides clarity on the rules and requirements of compliance with legal mandates for lawful intercept and customer records in the US and abroad. What you will learn:• Which CSPs these laws apply to in the US, and which are exempt.• How legal compliance laws vary by nation – Some require legal compliance by providers of email, SMS and social media services.• New data retention laws. Many nations now require service providers to retain customer records for months or years to assist in future investigations.• How virtualization is changing not just network management but lawful intercept.• New ways to save time and money on legal compliance.