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Wiretapping/Eavesdropping on Telephone Conversations

Wiretapping/Eavesdropping on Telephone Conversations:
Is There Cause for Concern?

While relatively few legal wiretaps are authorized in the United States each year, improvements in technology have made it easier to illegally wiretap, record and eavesdrop on telephone conversations. People with sensitive jobs in business or government and those involved in high-stakes legal cases may have reason to be concerned about wiretapping and electronic eavesdropping.

Wiretapping is any interception of a telephone transmission by accessing the telephone signal itself. Electronic eavesdropping is the use of an electronic transmitting or recording device to monitor conversations without the consent of the parties. Although many types of conversations may be subject to electronic eavesdropping, this fact sheet deals only with eavesdropping on telephone conversations.

http://www.privacyrights.org/fs/fs9-wrtp.htm

March 21, 2007 - Posted by | eavesdrop, encryption, English, espionage, phone tap, privacy, security, spy, surveillance, tap, wiretap

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