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Synonyms for wiretap

to monitor (telephone calls) with a concealed listening device connected to the circuit

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Synonyms for wiretap

the act of tapping a telephone or telegraph line to get information

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tap a telephone or telegraph wire to get information

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The findings raise questions about assertions from Bush and his most senior advisers that the warrantless wiretapping program was essential in stopping terrorist attacks.
chair of the Intelligence Committee, has blocked inquiries into illegal wiretapping.
Reading a statement on television, NIS head Kim Seung Kyu said ''I am here to confess the fact that we confirmed illegal wiretapping and seek forgiveness,'' the news agency reported.
A Diet members group, mainly from the opposition camp -- the Democratic Party of Japan, the Japanese Communist Party and the Social Democratic Party -- are preparing a bill to abolish the current wiretapping law and will submit it to the Diet as soon as possible, members of the Diet group said.
We will not ask these companies to develop equipment or send employees'' to monitor police wiretapping for no charge, he said.
However, they are not able to monitor what investigators are listening to, or to stop wiretapping they think is illegal.
The agreement, the first of its kind between the FBI and a technology supplier, follows the 1994 Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act, which set aside $500m to defray wiretapping costs to carriers.
To accomplish such a feat the government requires the collaboration of major telecommunications companies to implement the NSA's unprecedented and illegal domestic wiretapping program.
UBK Director Saso Mijalkov and Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski have been unlawfully wiretapping for years.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- The Supreme Board of Judges and Prosecutors (HSYK) has allowed an investigation to be launched into three judges who gave permission for the wiretapping of phones of several journalists in the past.
Bulgarian politicians should refrain from making inflammatory comments and let the prosecution and police do their work in the ongoing wiretapping scandal, according to Interior Minister Petya Parvanova.
Washington, Jan 17 ( ANI ): 'Die Hard' director John McTiernan is headed to Jail for a year after losing his appeal to have his 2010 prison sentence overturned for lying to the FBI in a wiretapping case.
Summary: A committee tasked by the Cabinet to study French wiretapping policy submitted its report to PM Najib Mikati, detailing discussions on how to protect privacy while preserving national security.
Lebanese Minister of Telecommunications Gibran Bassil announced Thursday that a state-run center for wiretapping has been established, according to the pan-Arab daily ASHARQ AL AWSAT Friday.
Known as "DCSNet," for Digital Collection System Network, it closely connects FBI wiretapping installations with the nation's telecommunications infrastructure.