The Feds Cut a Deal With In-Flight Wi-Fi Providers, and Privacy Groups Are Worried

Being at 35,000 feet doesn’t protect you from the prying eyes of the government!

Gogo, the inflight Wi-Fi provider, is used by millions of airline passengers each year to stay connected while flying the friendly skies. But if you think the long arm of government surveillance doesn’t have a vertical reach, think again.
Gogo and others that provide Wi-Fi aboard aircraft must follow the same wiretap provisions that require telecoms and terrestrial ISPs to assist U.S. law enforcement and the NSA in tracking users when so ordered. But they may be doing more than the law requires.
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