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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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Although we, as a prosecutor's office, are satisfied with how the procedure of proving who wiretapped, how and why goes, we are not at all happy with the speed at which this trial is unfolding.
RELATED:Sison dares Duterte to release 'conspiracy' conversations Earlier that year,Duterte threatened to release a transcript of a wiretapped phone conversation involving Loida Nicolas-Lewiswhom he mistakenly referred to as "Loida Reyes"regarding the International Criminal Court's preliminary examination into the government'sbloody war on drugs.
Nevertheless, Lacson maintained that wiretapped information from foreign sources linking Filipinos to crimes such as illegal drugs was a violation of Philippine law and the State's policy to protect its citizens.
[United States], Sept 3 ( ANI ): The United States Justice Department has said that there is no evidence to support President Donald Trump's claim that his predecessor Barack Obama wiretapped Trump Tower during the 2016 presidential campaign.
FBI Director James Comey was expected to (http://www.cnn.com/2017/03/19/politics/house-intelligence-committee-hearing-russia-wiretapping/) testify  on Capitol Hill Monday before a House committee about Russia's role in last year's election as well as provide some answers about whether Trump was indeed wiretapped.
In the letter signed by EskiE-ehir Police Chief Mustafa E[currency]ahin, the police department told the court the documents in question include the names of terrorist suspects who are being wiretapped as part of investigations against the terrorist Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), the Kurdistan Communities Union (KCK), the Revolutionary People's Liberation Party/Front (DHKP/C), the Marxist-Leninist Communist Party (MLKP) and the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).
Firmware running the equipment is subject to controls such as periodic integrity checks, periodic consistency checks between numbers being wiretapped and numbers the equipment is actually wiretapping, and periodic consistency checks between system processes meant to be running at any time and processes actually running at that time.
Journalists and news outlets will face fines of up to $550,000 and even jail for publishing wiretapped material.
Pellicano's lawyer, Victor Sherman, dismissed the allegations, saying: 'I guess people will come out of the woodwork to say anything.' Pellicano, sentenced in January to two and a half years in prison for possessing firearms and explosives, remains the subject of an investigation into whether he illegally wiretapped celebrities.
Police must scrap all wiretapping records if wiretapped conversations or communications are found to be irrelevant to the crime under investigation.
On February 6, 1988, five months after his encounter with Judge Peckham, Judge Aguilar met with Chapman at Judge Aguilar's house.(89) As Chapman was leaving the Aguilar house, Judge Aguilar noticed that a man was watching his home.(90) Suspecting that the man was a government agent, Judge Aguilar immediately sent a message to Chapman informing Chapman that their meeting had been observed and that Chapman's phones were being wiretapped.(91) Judge Aguilar apparently believed, in error, that Chapman's phones were tapped in connection with the initial May 20 application and that the initial authorization was still in effect.(92)