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Setting aside the issue of surveillance... the following clause seems a good way to ensure government contractors get plenty of work :

'Carriers are permitted to meet their CALEA obligations through the services of “Trusted Third Parties (TTP)” -- that is, they can hire outside companies, which meet security requirements outlined in CALEA, to perform all of the required functions.'

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