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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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Lorenzana said the proposal to extend the initial wiretapping period from the present 30 days to 60 days will provide ample time for investigators and other law enforcers to gather evidence against suspects.
'Investigating terror groups or individuals can be tedious, hence, requires time and the proposed extension of wiretapping and detention period can definitely boost the government's counterterrorism efforts,' he said.
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana earlier this week said that the legally-sanctioned wiretapping of suspects should be extended to 90 days instead of the current initial period of 30 days, and with one extension of up to 30 days.
The latest criticism of judges regarding the wiretapping case came from SPO prosecutor Fatime Fetai.
He also contested the reported pronouncement of Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra that if the wiretapped conversation came from a country where wiretapping was not illegal, it "may be passed on to the Philippine government and considered admissible in Philippine courts."
Due to alleged wiretapping, Dodik said that OSA should be abolished and that he would include this in the agenda as "the future member of this institution" and if this issue is not resolved he warned that "RS will step out of the agreement on formation of this agency and it would form a separate agency".
The accused have been indicted with the criminal charges of misuse of official position and wiretapping the conversations of at least 5.827 phone numbers or 20.017 illegally wiretapped citizens.
Other details about the wiretapping are not available since the court records have been sealed.  The order might be the largest one for a single investigation and the number of Americans, whose phone calls were listened to, is not available either.
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.
Being sensitive to malicious attack or transmission error, network coding cannot defense wiretapping attack and one critical error will lead to decodes failure.
Territorial limitations on a district court directly implicate Congress's intent to guard against the unwarranted use of wiretapping.