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Synonyms for eavesdrop

to observe or listen in secret to obtain information

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Synonyms for eavesdrop

listen without the speaker's knowledge

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The Sixth Circuit reasoned that when the government gets a "lucky break" and "stumbles across" illegally eavesdropped recordings it had no hand in intercepting, Title III does not require the suppression of such recordings.
Whoever illegally eavesdropped [on Turkey] or violated laws will eventually be called to account for doing so," Elvan said.
29) However, if the wife's spyware records a draft e-mail that is never sent or a love letter typed on Microsoft Word, she likely has not eavesdropped on her husband under either the federal or Illinois acts.
According to him, the eavesdropped conversations enabled the Albanian citizens to find out the truth about the parties which abused their power and the coalition with VMRO-DPMNE.
If the allegation is true that the UK mainly eavesdropped on Turkey with regard to the energy sector, Kapusuz said, this proves that Turkey turning into an energy hub bothers certain powers in the world.
If it proves that the Government of Gruevski eavesdropped on the former general secretary of NATO, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Macedonia will lose its legitimacy and won't be trusted by the North-Atlantic Union, stressed university professor Nano Ruzin.
Asked to comment on criticism that the government members have not sufficiently reacted against the BND spying on Turkey, Zeybekci said the Turkish intelligence should hit back at Germany by eavesdropping on Germany and that if the Turkish officials have been eavesdropped under instruction from German authorities, this cannot be considered a move befitting alliance or friendly ties.
Public Prosecutor's Office must immediately initiate investigation for prosecuting the perpetrators who illegally eavesdropped on citizens' conversations, as well as to initiate procedure for possible malpractice, illegal actions, corruption and breaching human rights mentioned in the published recordings", commented Misha Popovikj from the Institute of Democracy - Societas Sivitas.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Allegations made by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoy-an that bugging devices were found in his office in his Ankara home evoked a debate among columnists, who say that it is highly likely that Erdoy-an is being eavesdropped on, citing the common belief that the deep state in Turkey has not yet been eradicated and clandestine networks within the state may indeed be listening in on Erdoy-an's conversations.
Being the State prosecutor in the affair "Big Ear" Dzikov stressed that the first trial is not effective and clearly shows that the Prime Minister and Chief of the Counter Intelligence Directorate were not the ones who eavesdropped, as Zaev stressed but it was another group of people and the international factor who performed the eavesdropping.
Observers assess that if the foreign ambassadors were really eavesdropped on, especially partners who support Macedonia for over 20 years, it means big political crisis regarding Euro integrations.
PDSH leader Menduh Tachi announced that he is undoubtedly the most eavesdropped person in Macedonia.
This is best proved by the recorded eavesdropped conversations which are monstrous.
In an interview for "KOHA" Osmani reminded that he has been eavesdropped on since 1981 when he studied in Pristina.
Tachi stressed that he has been eavesdropped on since 1993 when he demanded a special investigative court to review the scandal.