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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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The accused have been indicted with the criminal charges of misuse of official position and wiretapping the conversations of at least 5.
Duterte did not say if he secured a court order nor did he identify whom he ordered to conduct the wiretapping, which is generally prohibited under Republic Act No.
Aside from the fact that Hontiveros' speech is covered by parliamentary immunity, "there was no interference or wiretapping as contemplated under RA 4200 or the Anti Wiretapping Law," Drilon stressed.
Other details about the wiretapping are not available since the court records have been sealed.
The intelligence unit recently refused to send the original copies of the documents to the court, saying they are confidential and that some of the wiretapping is still ongoing.
His remarks came just after Turkish authorities on Tuesday raided several homes in the southern city of Adana and detained eight police officers over the wiretapping scandal that has rocked the country for weeks.
All work aims to efficiently solve the wiretapping problem in wireless sensor network and wireless ad hoc networks, laying the foundations for improving global wiretapper resilient secure network coding.
However, the prosecuting authority only found evidence of one a illegal wiretapping.
The country's new wiretapping facility was inaugurated last November with much fanfare from government officials.
Wiretapping describes the situation where the incoming message from the phone equipment to the base station is spliced into two with one duplicate continuing to the originally intended phone equipment and the other re-routed to alternate receiving equipment typically belonging to law-enforcement officers.
The anti-wiretapping bill, which must now clear its final hurdle in the Lower House where Berlusconi has a wide majority, requires three judges instead of one to approve wiretapping a suspect's phone, limits the number of days for a wiretap, and requires a special authorization to listen in on pols and priests.