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OpenLI Newsletter - August 2022

OpenLI website gets a revamp!The new website design and layout reflects the ongoing development and advancement of OpenLI. The new OpenLI website features a Resources page where educational blogs are added monthly and OpenLI related press releases are presented. It also includes a comprehensive series of tutorial lessons that teach network operators about lawful interception, packet capture, and the use of OpenLI.  Visit the OpenLI website for further information about our low-cost support ...

August 5, 2022

What is lawful interception?

In the recent years, with the advancement of technology, legislatures around the world have created and introduced laws defining the legal framework and authority for their respective governments to perform interception. The Telecommunications (Interception Capability and Security) Act (TICSA) was passed in New Zealand in November 2013. Under this Act, the police have the responsibility for maintaining a register of network operators that holds information, on behalf of all the surveillance agen...

June 17, 2022

FAQ - OpenLI

1. What is OpenLI? OpenLI is a lawful interception software solution written by the WAND Network Research group at the University of Waikato. OpenLI implements the ETSI standards for the interception of IP and IP multimedia services.                The initial development of OpenLI was funded by a group of New Zealand Internet service providers. The primary aim of OpenLI was to meet the requirements of New Zealand's TICSA legislation, which required networ...

May 27, 2022

Open Lawful Intercept for Asia Pacific

OpenLI is the only open source software capable of meeting the ETSI standards for lawful interception. OpenLI has achieved broad acceptance among network operators in New Zealand but is not well known in other countries. It has benefits beyond low cost in that OpenLI is easy to deploy and maintain and is capable of high performance (i.e. multiple Gbps of concurrent interception).This project worked with APNIC to reach out to operators in other Asia Pacific jurisdictions to understand their requi...

May 20, 2022

Open-source solution enables operators to comply with Lawful Interception standards

Many network operators have a regulatory requirement to incorporate Lawful Interception (LI) capabilities into their networks, so that Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) can perform authorized electronic surveillance of specific target individuals. What constitutes a suitable intercept varies across jurisdictions; while some agencies will still accept pcap files of a target’s traffic that is delivered after an event, it is increasingly common for agencies to mandate intercepts in a format that ca...

March 31, 2020

Hi-tech for public good

The University of Waikato’s WAND Network Research Group is the finals of New Zealand’s Hi-Tech Awards. Based in the School of Computer Science, the WAND Group is involved with a range of computer networks projects mostly focused on network measurement, and for the Hi-Tech awards they’ve been nominated in the Best Hi-Tech Solution for Public Good category, for their programme OpenLI.OpenLI is a collaboration between WAND and New Zealand internet service providers (ISPs), to develo...

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