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wiretapping

A form of eavesdropping involving physical connection to the communications channels to breach the confidentiality of communications. For example, many poorly-secured buildings have unprotected telephone wiring closets where intruders may connect unauthorized wires to listen in on phone conversations and data communications. See ECPA.
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Zaev said 20,000 telephone numbers of over 12,000 citizens were wiretapped.
HE-rriyet claimed that 160 people were wiretapped by the ystanbul police after a court decision was taken on the ground that they were members of a terrorist network.
Jasomi Networks today unveiled a powerful new Legal Intercept technology framework that addresses a key challenge for VoIP call carriers trying to meet the FCC's CALEA (Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act) regulations: how to provide authorities with the same kind of wiretapped information they currently get from older-style circuit-switched telephony networks.
Several foreign embassies in Macedonia issued press releases over the weekend regarding the information that they, too, were wiretapped.
An ystanbul court hearing the case asked MyT in 2012 why the journalists were wiretapped by the organization.
The VSS Ethics Committee will conduct hearings of all participants in the wiretapped conversations.
Komeito leader Takenori Kanzaki said, "We removed anxiety that the communications of people not involved in organized crime could be wiretapped by proposing amendments (to the bills).
Newton, who shared a Branson Missouri theater with Orlando in 1998, responded to a claim by Orlando that Newton had wiretapped meetings between Orlando and his employees and for ejecting Orlando from the Talk of the Town Theater from doing any more shows.
According to MAN, the playing of the recordings of wiretapped conversations serves the purpose of raising the opposition party's rating at the expense of laws and honoring fundamental human rights.
In the stories, the two dailies alleged that the "parallel structure," a reference the government uses for the faith-based Hizmet movement, illegally wiretapped some 148,000 people in 30 provinces.
According to Mr Naydenov, even Rosen Plevneliev, the president, was a target: Mr Naydenov cited a meeting with the president when the two had to leave their mobile phones in another room and turn on the television to avoid being wiretapped.
Hosaka, who filed with complaint with the Tokyo District Prosecutors Office, said Tuesday anonymous letters sent to two news organizations in Tokyo claimed police wiretapped the telephone conversation.