Regulating mobile short messaging service (SMS) is nothing new. Many countries around the world have developed guidelines and/or policies to regulate business-to-consumer SMS services. I for one hate it when I receive unsolicited messages on my mobile, and wish the regulator in my county could do something about that.
As concerns are raised over criminal and terrorist acts in cyberspace, governments around the world are more eager than ever before to invest in a variety of systems and tools that allow them access to data that flow within their boundaries. There is obviously a clear conflict between governments’ desire to get things under their [...]