* FCC reaffirms deadline for wiretapping compliance\n* Their take: Network pros at Interop share their thoughts on top issues\n* Top network technology demos spark Interop\n* Google won't do Silicon Valley Wi-Fi\n* Microsoft preps critical Windows, Exchange patches \n* Spam vigilante spat knocks out blog services\n* Today on Layer 8 FCC reaffirms deadline for wiretapping complianceThe FCC this week adopted an order that reaffirms the May 14, 2007, deadline for facilities-based broadband Internet access and interconnected VoIP providers to comply with the 1994 Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act (CALEA) for electronic surveillance. Click here for more.Their take: Network pros at Interop share their thoughts on top issuesMore than 18,000 attendees were expected at Interop this week, the majority of them IT professionals looking to gain or give advice on their profession and find new technologies to work with. Three of them at the show shared with us what's on their minds.Top network technology demos spark InteropFrom rock bands to beer to booth babes, vendors at Interop have used every trick in the book to halt people wandering around the show floor and lure them into their booths, but this year the coolness of the actual demos overshadowed the gimmicks. Click here for more.For all the latest Interop news, Click here.Google won't do Silicon Valley Wi-FiGoogle is steering clear of a wireless competition to cover a large region just outside its planned San Francisco Wi-Fi project, a company spokeswoman confirmed Thursday. Click here for more.Microsoft preps critical Windows, Exchange patchesMicrosoft Tuesday plans to release three patches for several of its software products, including at least two critical updates for known vulnerabilities, according to the company's monthly security update. Click here for more.Spam vigilante spat knocks out blog servicesA dispute between a mysterious Russian spammer and an Israeli anti-spam firm spilled over to the rest of the Internet on Wednesday, when denial-of-service attacks aimed at the Israeli firm's Web site knocked out servers that host millions of blogs. Click here for more.Today on Layer 8, where we know Greedo shot first:Wal-Mart to peddle PC components; professors losing to the Internet in lectures; U.K. scientists say cloaking devices may work; and big news for Star Wars fans; all this today and more at your home for not-just-networking news.Remember to check this week's Weekend Edition at NetworkWorld.com - with the cartoon, Interop news, The Good The Bad The Ugly, and much more.For news updated throughout the day, go to Network World's NetFlash news page.